People come first – and it shows!
Between the years of 2011 and 2016, Whitchurch-Stouffville’s population grew by just under 22%, which made it the second-fastest growing municipality in York Region. Property growth and development has been on the fast-track in this community also, with the number of private dwellings going from 7,642 in 2001 to a spike of 15,712 in 2016. Projections by the town estimate a population of about 60,600 in 2031, with the community of Stouffville to be responsible for 97% of that future growth.
A community that prioritizes environmentally-conscious development, all future growth in Whitchurch-Stouffville is governed by the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act, the Greenbelt Protection Act and the Places to Grow Act – all of which relate to controlling urban development from having a negative impact on environmentally sensitive or protected lands. All of this care in future planning aligns with the town’s vision of maintaining “small town tradition between the country and the city”.
Healthcare and emergency services:
FYI: In August 2010, YRP reported to Whitchurch–Stouffville Town Council that the crime rate in the region was down 7% making it “one of Canada’s safest communities”
The community of Whitchurch-Stouffville wants its residents to be engaged and get active – and with so many recreational options available, it’s easy to find something for everyone here.
From swimming, fitness programs, skating, camps and more, the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is all about preserving a natural landscape – and supplying its residents with ways to enjoy it.
Of particular note is the community’s 55+ Club – promoting “healthy, active living, fun and friendship” amongst its residents, aged 55 and up. The program includes club membership access, monthly newsletters covering the latest news and events, virtual calendars for program information, local resources and even volunteer opportunities for those looking to get more involved. Beyond the usual recreation options, there are a lot of unique ways to enjoy the town of Whitchurch-Stouffville:
Whitchurch-Stouffville offers residents several options for local schools, with the York Region Catholic District School Board and the York Region District School Board being the primary boards of education within the area. The town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is also conveniently located within commuting distance to several high-ranked college and university locations within the Greater Toronto Area.
Just a few of the local school options at the elementary and secondary level:
One private school option available to those in the area is the Royal Cachet Montessori School, offering classes from toddler age to grade 3, with average class sizes of 3 to 8 children.
When it comes to investing your business in Whitchurch-Stouffville, the town is full of incentives:
A community where strategic ongoing growth is coupled with a focus on protecting the natural surrounding environment, the community of Whitchurch-Stouffville is unique in not only what it can offer its residents, but also limitless in the resources and amenities just within reach for those who live here. The town of Whitchurch-Stouffville truly is one of a kind for those looking for a community to invest and grow with.
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