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, ​91,000 residents, 2,650 businesses, 45,323 employees
70 per cent of the resident labour force works in York Region
14 major motion pictures and tv shows filmed in 10 years
67 percent increase in health sector employment over the past decade
52 percent 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