The beautiful, rolling hills of Northumberland County are home to more than 80,000 people of many cultural and religious backgrounds. It encompasses 19 different towns/villages as well as the Alderville First Nation. From thriving towns to peaceful cottage retreats, Northumberland County offers an array of lifestyles for an array of people.
Situated on the North shores of Lake Ontario, and positioned along the 401 Highway between Toronto and Kingston, Northumberland County is an ideal choice for commuters. Whether you’re a first time home buyer, relocating from the hustle and bustle of a big city, or looking for your forever home, Northumberland County has something for you!
With many attractions throughout the year, you are sure to find something to spark your interest. Whether you’re a lover of the great outdoors, or looking for a more cultured experience, Northumberland County has something for everyone. From Treetop Trekking in the Ganaraska Forest, to a production at the Capital Theatre in Port Hope, to the Canada Day Waterfront Festival in Cobourg, to the annual Pow-wow at the Alderville First Nation, Northumberland County is certain to captivate!
Here are some quick facts from Statistics Canada 2011 Census
- Population – 80,963
- Growth (2006-2011) – 1.4%
- Land Area (sq km) – 1,905.34
- Density (sq km) – 43.1
- Working Age (15-64) – 52,690
- Retirees (65+) – 17,885
- Average Household Income - $74,998
- Average Family Size – 2.6
- Total Private Households – 33,310
- Elementary School – 32
- Secondary Schools – 6
- Private / Montessori Schools - 2
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