Cedar

Established in the 1920s, Cedar is a lovely rural community just south of Nanaimo.

Welcome to Cedar

This great drone shot was captured at a Charlie Parker Team listing in Cedar for a 74.5-acre farm.
 
Established in the 1920s, Cedar is a lovely rural community just south of Nanaimo. Cedar’s lush, dense forests are deeply appealing to outdoor lovers and those looking for more private residences. Cedar has a variety of homes ranging from properties suited to young families, to luxurious homes in highly coveted areas Cedar-By-The-Sea and Yellow Point. Because of its diversity, there is a home for everyone in Cedar.
 
The Cedar village offers many amenities including a bank, grocery store, pharmacy, cafes, and restaurants, so locals need not worry about a long trip for necessities. From May to October, locals attend the charming Cedar Farmers Market where they can enjoy fresh farm products, handmade crafts, and artisan goods.
 
Providing all the pleasures of country living, some of the main highlights of Cedar include:
 

McNab’s Produce Farm and Corn Maze

This local farm is always worth a visit, especially during the spooky season of Halloween. Offering hayrides, a walk through their legendary corn maze, and time with friendly farm animals, there’s something here for the whole family!
 

The Mahle House Restaurant

This restaurant offers a variety of Canadian and European dishes in a lovely historic house.
 

The Crow and Gate Pub

This pub and restaurant is a local favorite, serving Canadian and British recipes with an old English pub’s style and rustic charm. This area is home to picturesque countryside, oceanfront views, and access to local lakes.
 

Overview for Cedar, British Columbia

3,078 people live in Cedar, where the median age is 54.8 and the average individual income is $107,000. Data provided by Statistics Canada.

3,078

Total Population

54.8 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$107,000

Average individual Income

Around Cedar, British Columbia

There's plenty to do around Cedar, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Mahle House Restaurant, COCO Cafe, and Crow & Gate Pub.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 2.02 miles 17 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.19 miles 13 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.75 miles 121 reviews 4.4/5 stars
Dining 3.13 miles 1 review 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.2 miles 3 reviews 4/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.2 miles 16 reviews 3.4/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cedar, British Columbia

Cedar has 1,310 households, with an average household size of 2.3. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Cedar do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 3,078 people call Cedar home. The population density is 0.087 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

3,078

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

54.8

Median Age

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-19 Years

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20-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,310

Total Households

2.3

Average Household Size

$107,000

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Schools in Cedar, British Columbia

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The following schools are within or nearby Cedar. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by Statistics Canada.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
Cedar StrongStart Centre
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available

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