Choosing your Neighbourhood
As of 2011, greater Saint John has a population of 120,805, which encompasses the City of Saint John, as well as the outlying areas of Grand Bay-Westfield, Rothesay, and Quispamsis.
Each of these communities provides residents with unique experiences; from a view of the Bay of Fundy, fishing on the Kennebecasis River, or being able to launch your boat in the St. John River from your backyard. Where you choose to live depends on your needs and preferences. All this, within a 20 minute drive to the city centre!
We invite you to review additional information with regard to each community at the following websites:
Saint John www.saintjohn.ca
Grand Bay-Westfield www.town.grandbay-westfield.nb.ca
The average price of a new home in Saint John is approximately $177,300 (Source: Saint John Real Estate Board, 2011). A typical three bedroom apartment rents for an average of $700/month.
We are happy to provide you with additional details regarding homes available in the Saint John area.
A complete list of the Jason Stephen Team listings is available through the “Listings” tab on our website (www.jasonstephen.ca), and you can see a complete list of homes for sale/rent in the area at www.realtor.ca.
The Saint John region offers high quality education at all levels. Children start public school at 5 years of age. Most neighbourhoods have small Elementary Schools that include Kindergarten through Grade 5. Middle Schools are from grades 6 to 8, and local High Schools run from grade 9 to grade 12. New Brunswick also provides French Immersion programs in the Anglophone schools starting in Grade 3 or Grade 6.
For parents who would like their children to attend school in French, Centre scholaire Samuel de Champlain is located within the City and offers curriculum teaching in French.
The public schools in the Greater Saint John area are served by the Anglophone South School District (http://web1.nbed.nb.ca/sites/ASD-S, Main Switchboard: 506-658-5300), and Centre Scholaire Samuel de Champlain is served by the Francophone South School District (http://francophonesud.nbed.nb.ca/).
There are two private schools located in the Town of Rothesay: the Touchstone Community School (Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5) and Rothesay Netherwood School (Grades 6 through 12).
Saint John is also home to the University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus; New Brunswick Community College, and numerous professional training centres providing a variety of post-secondary and adult learning opportunities.