Halton Region is located on the western edge of Lake Ontario, about an hour drive from the City of Toronto. With a total population of over 590,000, Halton Region is rapidly growing and has a strong economy based on manufacturing, technology, and financial services.
The region is made up of four municipalities, including Burlington, Oakville, Milton, and the town of Halton Hills. With its diverse population, vibrant economy, and natural beauty, Halton Region is a great place to live, work, and play.
Let’s take a look at the region’s three largest municipalities, by population:
- Population (2021): 213,759
- Population growth since 2016: 10.28%
- Density: 1,595/km2
Oakville is known for its excellent quality of life and is home to many parks, trails, and conservation areas. It is a great place to raise a family, with many excellent schools, recreational activities, and cultural events available.
- Population (2022): 183,948
- Population growth since 2016: 1.98%
- Density: 946.8/km2
Burlington offers plenty to offer if you’re looking for some culture. The city is home to numerous museums, galleries, and other attractions. The Royal Botanical Gardens is a crowd favorite, with several gardens and exhibits to explore.
- Population (2022): 132,979
- Population growth since 2016: 20.75%
- Density: 365.5/km2
One of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Milton is known for its rural charm. With a backdrop of the Niagara Escarpment, Milton is home to many parks and recreational facilities, including the Hilton Falls Conservation Area.
Halton Region Real Estate Market
|Average Resale Price (2016)||$807,342|
|Average Resale Price (2021)||$1,232,967|
|Average Resale Price by Property Type 2016||Average Resale Price by Property Type 2021||Change|
|All Home Types||$807,342||$1,232,967||52.72%|