Comox 77 Exceptional
Comox Livability #28 ranked city in British Columbia#160 ranked city in CanadaRanks better than 99% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Comox

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Health & Safety

    A high score in the health and safety category is a result of good air quality and the accessibility to health facilities such as hospitals, clinics, doctors, pharmacies and fire stations.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive things to say about the proximity of restaurants, grocery stores, parks, public transit, friendliness of neighbors, sense of community and overall safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

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      Comox transportation information

      Statistic Comox British Columbia National
      Workers who drive to work33.0%38.3%40.0%
      Workers who carpool2.1%3.0%3.0%
      Workers who take public transit1.0%7.4%7.1%
      Workers who bicycle2.3%1.4%0.8%
      Workers who walk2.4%3.8%3.2%
      Source: The Comox, BC data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.