Burnaby Neighborhood Profile 
Burnaby is a city in British Columbia, Canada, part of Metro Vancouver and immediately to the east of the City of Vancouver. It is the third-largest city in British Columbia by population, following Vancouver and nearby Surrey. Burnaby was incorporated in 1892 and achieved its city status in 1992, 100 years after incorporation. It is the seat of Metro Vancouver's regional government. Burnaby, BC has a population of 247,940 and a population density of 2,772 people per square kilometre. There are a total of 36 Burnaby, BC neighbourhoods.    

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Current Burnaby MLS® stats indicate an average house price of $968,049 and 565 new listings in the last 28 days. As of today, Burnaby housing data shows median days on market for a home is 22 days.

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All Burnaby Neighbourhoods

Ardingley-SprottBig BendBrentwoodBurnaby HeightsBurnaby LakeBurnaby MountainCameronCapitol HillCariboo-ArmstrongCascade-SchouClinton-GlenwoodDouglas-GilpinEdmondsGarden VillageGovernment RoadKingsway-BeresfordLake CityLakeview-MayfieldLochdaleLyndhurstMarlboroughMaywoodMorley-BuckinghamOakallaParkcrest-AubreyRichmond ParkSecond StreetSperling-BroadwayStride AvenueStride HillSuncrestSussex-NelsonWest Central ValleyWestridgeWillingdon HeightsWindsor
Real Estate Trends
Housing Market Report for February 2021
Current Burnaby MLS® stats indicate an average house price of $922,100 and 534 new listings in the last 28 days. As of today, Burnaby data shows the median number of days on market for a home is 22 days.

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    The City Of Burnaby Information

    The City of Burnaby is located directly east of Vancouver. It was originally incorporated in 1892 and was officially established as a city in 1992. The city designates 25% of its land to parks and open spaces and it impressively has one of the highest park land to citizen ratio in North America!

    Burnaby is the third most populated city in BC with 232,755 residents with a 4.3% increase since 2011 according to Burnaby’s 2016 Census Data. Burnaby is divided into four quadrants – SW, SE, NE, NW  – with the South West quadrant, which is home to Metrotown Town Centre being the largest in the city.

    Each quadrant offers its residents their own complete communities with town centres that provide a full range of amenities, accessible rapid transit and bike routes.

    • The South West quadrant is home to Metrotown Town Centre
      • Home to the largest mall in BC – Metropolis at Metrotown – over 400 stores
      • Enjoy remarkable views of the city during the day or night from Deer Lake Park
      • Accessible travel via Metrotown SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
    • The South East quadrant is home to Edmonds Town Centre
      • Accessible travel via Edmonds SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
      • Edmonds Community Centre – swimming, fitness classes, gyms, programs & events.
    • The North East quadrant is home to Lougheed Town Centre
      • Burnaby Lake Regional Park is a great place for bird watching, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking & rowing.
      • The main SFU campus was established in NE Burnaby
      • Accessible travel via Lougheed SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
    • The North West quadrant is home to Brentwood Town Centre
      • The main BCIT campus was established in NW Burnaby
      • Accessible travel via Brentwood Town Centre SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes

    Located on the south shore of Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River to the south, Burnaby is bordered by East Vancouver to the west and New Westminster to the southeast and Coquitlam to the east and Port Moody to the northeast.

    To get an idea of real estate market trends in Burnaby, have a look at the most recent Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics.The city  


    North Burnaby is comprised of Oceanview Neighborhoods. 


    East Burnaby is an ethnically-diverse area that has a wide range of housing options.


    High rise, urban living and the many great parks and recreational amenities in the area.

    • The population density in Burnaby is 52359% higher than British Columbia
    • The median age in Burnaby is 7% lower than British Columbia
    • In Burnaby 35.30% of the population is Chinese
    • In Burnaby 9.71% of the population is South Asian
    • In Burnaby 5.20% of the population is Filipino

    Visible Minority Population

    South Asian9.7%
    West Asian2.6%

    Immigrants By Place Of Birth

    Hong Kong4.3%

    Arts and Entertainment 

    Burnaby is a richly diverse and vibrant community. From the Family Blues and Roots Festival to the European Festival, there is always something to do in Burnaby.
    For more Information on what to do in Burnaby, CLICK HERE  and HERE 


    Burnaby is a shoppers delight. From the massive Metropolis at Metrotown, to Crystal Mall, Lougheed Mall, Kensingnton Square, there truly is no shortage of places to shop in Burnaby 


    To book at Open Table, Click HERE 
    For the 10 Best Restaurants in Burnaby .Click HERE 
    • Burnaby has a Livability Score of 72/100, which is considered excellent
    • Burnaby crime rates are 30% lower than the British Columbia average
    • Cost of living in Burnaby is 17% higher than the British Columbia average
    • Burnaby real estate prices are 42% higher than the British Columbia average
    • Rental prices in Burnaby are equal to the British Columbia average


    StatisticBurnabyBritish ColumbiaNational
    Population density (sq km)2,77254
    Median age39.542.340.9
    Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
    Married couples73%71%66%
    Families w/ kids at home47%41%43%
    Speak English only87.8%89.7%68.8%
    Speak French only0.0%0.0%4.5%

    Burnaby, BC

    Burnaby, a leafy suburb that lies just east of Vancouver, is a popular choice for families relocating to the greater Metro Vancouver area. Cradled by the Burrard inlet and the Fraser River, Burnaby has the highest parkland to resident ratio in North America, which makes it ideal for those who prefer a quieter option than living downtown. While many choose to make the short commute to downtown Vancouver, Burnaby itself is a hub for commercial and government enterprises that provide booming employment opportunities, especially in the technology sector. This Burnaby city guide will take you through the best of the city, from its vibrant community to its diverse recreational opportunities.

    Burnaby is home to a young affluent population and has been favoured by immigrants from China, South Korea, Philippines and the former Yugoslavia in recent years. The diverse and multicultural quality of the city means you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to food or cultural activities to attend. The city is well served by the SkyTrain rapid transit system that connects the city internally as well as to parts of Vancouver, New Westminster and Surrey. The network of cycling trails, cutting across the ridges, hills and valleys is another great way to get around.

    Burnaby has a great education system, so wherever you choose to live in the city, you’ll be sure to find a good school to send your children to. The urban developments of Lougheed, Brentwood and Metrotown are ideal if you prefer to live close to a hub of amenities and activities. The Heights is a charming neighbourhood with a number of characteristic shops, cafes, restaurants and single-family homes. The neighbourhood of Suncrest, located next to the shopping and transit hub of Metrotown is also a popular option for young professionals.

    Most Burnaby locals will tell you that in the summer, a favourite pastime is boating or picnicking with family and friends at Deer Lake. Another resident favourite is the Burnaby Farmers’ Market, which is open from May through October each year and is a great place to buy homemade goods and local produce. For your daily shopping needs from groceries to high street brands, visit Metropolis, the second largest shopping centre in Canada.

    chat with upward trend Real Estate Market Performance

    Benchmark Price: The price of a “typical” home that would sell in the area at a specific point in time.

    Days on Market Average: Gives us an idea of how quickly homes are selling.

    Sales-to-Active Ratio: Helps determine whether it’s a seller’s, buyer’s or balanced market. Compares how many homes have sold in an area versus the amount of total active listings.

    We use these statistics as indicators that tell us how the market is trending and how to value your home