Fast Facts

Location 13 km east of Toronto
Land Area 67.7 square kilometres
Population (current) 120,000 (119, 677 Census 2016)
Population (projected) 145,000 (by 2031)
Number of Businesses 1,900 
Labour Force (local)77,082
Labour Force (regional)373,326
Key Industries  Manufacturing

Business & IT Services


Median Age of the Population 35.4
Median/Avg Household Income $91,642/ $111,365
Number of Households 42,402
Average Price of Housing

Average Housing Prices (2017)

Housing TypeAverage Price (2017)
Single Family Home$752,997
Source: Toronto Real Estate Board, June 2017 Market Watch

Private Apartment Average Rents (2017)

BachelorOne Bedroom
Pickering / AJAX$1188$1241
Two BedroomThree Bedroom
Pickering / AJAX$1459$1661
Source: Toronto Real Estate Board, CMHC (Fall, 2016) - Rental Market Report, Greater Toronto Area; RentBoard.ca (Nov 2016)
 Parkland and Greenspace
 600 Hectares (1482 acres)
 Trails and Paths
100 kms (62 miles)
Climate (hottest month) July (22 C)
Climate (coldest month) January (-4 C)

Sources: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census, Environment Canada, Toronto Real Estate Board(2016/2017)