Welcome to Milton

Welcome to Milton

Statistics at-a-glance

Milton
  • Population - 84,360
  • Median Age - 34.1
  • Labour Force - 48,060
  • Average Family Income - $106,743

Quick Facts

#1
Fastest growing community in Canada: 56.5% growth rate

34.1
Average age: 34.1 – one of the youngest communities in Canada

#8
Canada’s Best Places to raise kids 2016

#2
#2 Canada’s most Lucrative Markets (2016)

A community on the fast-track for economic development, population growth and excellent amenities

Recognized as the fastest growing community in Canada, the Town of Milton strikes the right balance of commerce and industry, urban and rural living and a host of amenities that are driving population growth. The town has evolved into one the most diverse and thriving communities in the country, complete with a highly educated and skilled workforce.

Why businesses choose Milton

Companies look to Milton for a young and talented workforce to fill positions in a variety of industry sectors. Some leading companies in Milton include:

For entrepreneurs and business owners, Milton has choice commercial real estate properties and the planned  Derry Green Corporate Business Park (external link) — a 2000-acre site offering a good mix of office and industrial space.

From growth and median age, to educational achievement and income, Milton is the only Ontario community with top standings in several demographic categories. For residents, the quality of life is outstanding, with amenities that include:

  • modern community facilities
  • abundant outdoor recreational areas
  • urban attractions
  • a full calendar of arts and cultural activities

Learn more about what the Town of Milton is doing to support business (external link).

Locate in Halton Region

Halton is one of the best places to invest, do business and live in Canada because it is located just 30 minutes west of downtown Toronto, with access to the U.S border and a market of over 9.5 million people within a one-hour drive.

And, with the region's four unique, vibrant and prosperous communities, businesses are sure to find the right mix of conditions for growth and success.

Halton's other communities at a glance

Halton’s Economic Development Team: advice and services at the ready

Halton Region's Economic Development team provides a diverse and growing business community with a wide range of services and support, regardless of the size of company:

  • Site selection and real estate solutions
  • Coordination of site visits and tours
  • Statistics on Halton's economy and demographics
  • Sector and industry analysis
  • Liaison between government agencies, industry organizations and local businesses
  • Workforce development

For more information about Halton or to get connected to opportunities, contact us.