Crowd boarding go train at Newmarket train station

As a member of the Greater Toronto Area, Newmarket is part of Canada's largest, most multicultural urban area. With close to 90,000 residents, Newmarket's population is skilled, educated, and experienced. Over a quarter of the population have a university degree, and over half have a post-secondary degree from a college of a university.


Eight in ten Newmarket homes are owned, nearly six in ten Newmarket residents are married, and more than half of Newmarket homes have children. The population growth rate has surpassed the rates of Ontario and Canada, and is projected to continue to grow through 2026.

Demographic characteristics 2016
 Newmarket Population
Population characteristics
Total population
84, 224
Below age 2526, 770
Between 25 and 4420, 170
Between 45 and 6425, 750
Over 6511, 545
Median population age40.9
Population (15+) with postsecondary education57%
Population born outside of Canada28%
Household characteristics 
Total number of households28,670
 Average household income

Resident population by occupation
Business, finance, administration7,985
Education, gov't, social sciences5,450
Art, culture, recreation, sport1,680
Sales and service11,555
Trades, transport, operators5,335
Primary industries and manufacturing2,090

Labour force by sector
Health and social services4,285
Personal services6,044
Business services4,949
Public administration2,445