aerial view of Peace River in Fort St. John

Best City to Live In BC: Fort St. John

According to MoneySense, Fort St. John is the best place to live in BC and the territories – and 15th best city in Canada.

“Fort St. John accomplishes the difficult balance of offering both a strong economy and affordability, ranking in the top 25 per cent of all cities in affordability and low taxes.

Fort St. John has an average household income of $124,000 and an unemployment rate in March 2018 of 5.7 per cent, thanks to its oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture industries. It takes just 3.1 years of the average resident’s household income to purchase the average primary residence in Fort St. John, valued at $386,000.”

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