Welcome to Oakville

Welcome to Oakville

Statistics at-a-glance

Oakville
  • Population - 182,520
  • Median Age - 40.2
  • Labour Force - 91,150
  • Average Family Income - $142,490

Quick Facts

#2
Canada’s Best Places to Live 2016: Best Medium Sized City (#3 Overall)

#4
#10 Canada’s most lucrative markets (2016)

#10
#10 Canada’s most lucrative markets (2016)

300
Home to 300 National and International Corporate Headquarters

See what this dynamic community in Halton Region can do for your business

Oakville has the people, the places and the partners to build on a company's business success. No matter what industry, Oakville has a leader in the field. Oakville is the choice for nearly 300 national and international corporate headquarters that have taken advantage of its talented workforce, advanced training opportunities and premium location to build a competitive advantage.

This Halton Region community is a prime location for a vibrant work-life balance desired by professionals. With its location in the heart of Canada's Golden Horseshoe, business leaders continue to choose Oakville as their place to do business. Learn more about what the Town of Oakville 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.