Located east of Toronto, in Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe, Durham Region offers many natural parks and trails to explore, thanks to a special blend of urban and rural landscapes.
With a population of 700,000, Durham is home to eight municipalities – Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge, and Whitby – each with something new and interesting to explore.
The three largest municipalities, by population, are Oshawa, Whitby, and Ajax.
- Population (2021): 175,383
- Population growth since 2016: 10%
- Density: 1,203.6/km²
Oshawa provides a wealth of year-round adventures, festivities, and leisure pursuits for the whole family. Catch the Oshawa Generals OHL hockey team in action or attend events and premier musical acts at the cutting-edge Tribute Communities Centre.
- Population (2021): 138,501
- Population growth since 2016: 7.9%
- Density: 944.1/km2
Discover the treasures that Whitby’s waterfront has to offer with a stroll through the Lynde Shores Conservation Area and Whitby’s Waterfront Trail, one of the longest uninterrupted pieces of shoreline trail along Lake Ontario.
- Population (2021): 126,666
- Population growth since 2016: 5.8%
- Density: 1,900.6/km2
Ajax is a progressive and diverse waterfront community. With a focus on environmentalism, the Town of Ajax offers plenty of conservation areas, parks, and nature trails. When you’re ready for a break from the outdoors, visit Casino Ajax for entertainment or RioCan Durham Centre for an afternoon of shopping.
Durham Region Real Estate Market
|Average Resale Price (2016)||$533,828|
|Average Resale Price (2021)||$925,710|
|Average Resale Price by Property Type (2016)||Average Resale Price by Property Type (2021)||Change|
|All Home Types||$533,828||$925,710||73.41%|