|Source:||FVREB August 2017|
|Average detached price:||$635,188|
|Average townhouse price:||$343,842|
|Average condo price:||$229,750|
Mission, is a district municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada. It is situated on the north bank of the Fraser River overlooking the City of Abbotsford and with that city is part of the Central Fraser Valley. Mission is the 23rd largest municipality in British Columbia, with a population of 35,262. Mission lies just 70km/44mi east of Vancouver, an hour drive via the Lougheed Highway (Highway 7).
Beyond the surface, this rural Fraser Valley community also boasts a thriving cultural scene and numerous recreational activities. Situated on a hillside above the Fraser River, the area is famed for its fishing, as mighty sturgeon and salmon abound in these waters. Within Mission's area, residents can discover artists and art galleries, historic and heritage sites, and a colourful selection of festivals and events. Play a round of golf, watch drag racing, go mountain biking, or try shopping in Mission's historic downtown.
Mission has a low volume of new local employment opportunities and a high proportion of residents (more than 6 out of 10) who commute to work in other locales. The community has a young population, with a median age of 36.4.
Mission is served by the Central Fraser Valley Transit System, connecting the District of Mission with the City of Abbotsford. The Valley Connector bus is operated by BC Transit, the City of Abbotsford and the District of Mission. Transportation infrastructure includes Abbotsford-Mission Highway 11, and the Lougheed Highway 7. Mission is also accessible through commuter rail, the West Coast Express, which runs five trains a day, five days a week, between Vancouver and Mission City Station. Three days per week Via Rail's The Canadian provides eastbound flag stop service from Mission Harbour railway station.
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