Mom and infant son playing in the playground.

​​There are​ hundreds of reasons why Newmarket is a unique community​, and no one knows them better than the thousands of residents ​​happy to call Newmarket home. Here are some numbers to help give you a sense of the size, shape, and makeup of Newmarket.


​Newmarket by the numbers
28,000 households, ​90,000 residents, 2,600 businesses, 41,000 employees
70 per cent of the resident labour force works in York Region
5 major motion pictures filmed in 5 years
55% increase in health sector employment over the past decade
46% increase in Business Services employment
34 LEED Platinum homes (Canada's first Eco-Subdivision)
6,500 recreation programs, 400 hectares of parkland​
96 per cent resident satisfaction rate
300 special events each year
1 special Town!