Georgina is a local administrative entity run by a mayor located one hour North of Toronto. The town of Georgina comprises three communities, including Pefferlaw, Keswick and Sutton, covering an area of 287.8 km². It also features over 52 kilometres of Lake Simcoe’s southern shores. The town was named after the King George III of England. During the 1817 survey, there was already some settlement in the area, with many immigrants from Britain’s upper class. One of the main attractions for settlers in Georgina was fertile agricultural land. In addition, the construction of the Toronto and Nipissing Railway encouraged visitors to visit Lake Simcoe. This made Jackson’s Point a popular tourist destination. Georgina is located 748.59 feet above sea level and has a humid continental, no dry season, warm summer climate. The city’s yearly temperature of 7.42ºC is 5.3% more than the average temperature of Canada. Georgina receives around 30.34 millimetres of precipitation and has 44.88 rainy days per year.
As per the 2016 Canadian Census, the total population of Georgina, ON is 45,418. The total increase in the population from 2011 to 2016 in 1901 people, representing a 0.87% growth rate.
AGE: The working population constitutes the majority part, making up 68.8%. The youngest residents form the second largest age group in the city with 16.5%. This group is followed by the 65 years to 84 years age bracket, accounting for 14.7% of the total population. The smallest age group is the eldest ones (85 years+), making up 1.7%. Only five people in this city reached the age of 100 years between 2011 & 2016.
IMMIGRANTS: The total number of immigrants in Georgina is 6,010, which is around 13.4% of the entire Georgian population. During the latest census in 2016, a total of 385 immigrants moved here. The highest number of immigrants moved to Georgina before 1981 when around 2875 people migrated. Till 2016, the count of non-permanent residents was 55 only. About 32.7% of the total immigrants fall in the age bracket of 25 to 44 years.
DIVERSITY: The South Asian community makes up around 20.74 percent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group is that of the Blacks, whose count is around 685 people. The Black community is followed by the Chinese that is 19.56 percent of the visible minority population.
Dwellings in Georgina are of various types, including Apartments, Rowhouses, Detached houses and semi-detached houses:
The average household size was 2.7.
People living in private households in Georgina were 44,765.
The average price of dwellings in Georgina is as follows:
The following list is that of the post-secondary educational institutions in Georgina:
The total number of dwellings in Georgina is 16,820.
The total population of the town of Georgina is 45,418.
The total area covered under the town of Georgina is 287.8 km².
The average price of homes in Georgina is $590,439.
The average price of Condo Townhomes in Georgina is $462,036.
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