Why Halton Hills

The Community of Halton Hills is located in Ontario, Canada’s largest province with a population of just over 14.4 million. Canada has been named as one the best countries in the world to headquarter a business.

Halton Hills is part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) known for its thriving business climate and lucrative markets that rival the world’s strongest economic regions.

The business community enjoys a highly educated labour force, competitive tax rates, favourable health care costs, convenient market access and a superior quality of life to help contribute to the success of any new investment.

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Prime Location

Halton Hills is conveniently located in the north western corner of the Greater Toronto Area, which is the fourth largest metropolitan area in North America. Nearby air, rail freight, shipping, highways, and commuter rail provide convenient, modern infrastructure for people and goods movement.

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Distance to Major Centres

Businesses in Halton Hills are within a 30-minute drive to Canada's largest international airport, within 1.5 hours to the U.S. border and enjoy a strategic connection to North America's major markets through top-notch highway, water and rail access.

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Population Growth

With a population of over 61,160, Halton Hills has seen a 3.6% increase in its population since 2011. The population is forecasted to grow to 95,300 by 2031 and to 120,400 by 2041.

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Young Families

With an Average age of 39.3 years, Halton Hills has the 2nd lowest average age in Halton Region. 57% of the population is married and there is an avegare of 3.1 people per household.

Household Income

Average Household Income

The average household income has been growing steadily and is $136,293, higher than both provincial and federal levels.

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Education

With 60% of the workforce have post secondary education, Halton Hills is skilled to highly educated and skilled workers.

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Average Housing Price

According to the Toronto Real Estate Board, Halton Hills had a very strong start to 2020. Average price for a detached home is $898,540, townhouse is $630,333, and condo is $383,000.

Jobs and Businesses

Halton Hills is home to over 1400 business who employ over 21,000.

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Unmatched Quality of Life

Halton Hills strikes the perfect balance between urban and rural living, and is known for a superior quality of life that attracts employers, families and a high-quality workforce. An exceptional network of trails for hiking and cycling, along with a rich arts and culture sector, have helped Halton Hills rank in the Top 10 Places to Live in Canada.

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Parks and Trails

Home to:

• 3 Conservation Areas • 41 km of Trails • 58 Parks • 63 Annual Festivals/Events

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As a growing community nestled within the breathtaking Niagara Escarpment and the bustling Greater Toronto Area, our residents enjoy access to a variety of entertainment, shopping and modern amenities while being steps to nature.

Diversity

51% Residents Born Outside Canada; 100,000 Immigrants Annually

The Toronto Region is home to one of the most diverse populations in the world, with over 51% of its residents born outside of Canada and attracting nearly 100,000 immigrants annually. 

Access to Labour

4.7 Million: Regional Workforce; 2.8 Million: Workers with a Post-Secondary Education; 7.7 Million: Total Population

Halton Hills is part of North America's most educated talent pools. The Toronto Region is home to a workforce of over 4.7 million people, with over 2.8 million people having a post secondary degree, diploma, or certificate. 

Educational Institutions

8 Universities & 6 Colleges in the Regional Area

Halton Hills is in close proximity to world renowned post-secondary education institutions. It's location along the Innovation Corridor provides access to the University of Waterloo, whose graduates are the second most frequently hired by Silicon Valley, and the University of Toronto, which ranks among the top 25 universities in the world.

Over 60% of adults in Halton Hills possess a post-secondary education - a higher rate than any OECD country. The proximity to quality universities and colleges provide the business community with a stream of high-quality talent. 

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