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Canada’s best place to live in 2016

 Can you guess which city is #1? Your opinion? Would you consider moving? 

Here are the top 25 best places to live in Canada in 2016 ranked by moneysenses.ca.

Based on employment, weather, services, income, opportunities and more. 

25. City of North Vancouver, B.C.

Population: 52,521

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 4.8%

Median Household Income: $65,316

Average Household Net Worth: $529,504

Property Tax: 1.83%

Total Days above 24°C: 0.3

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 5,148.75

Doctors per ‘000: 3.3

24. Newmarket, Ont. 

Population: 88,783

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 6.6%

Median Household Income: $91,857

Average Household Net Worth: $619,469

Property Tax: 2.81%

Total Days above 24°C: 12.8

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 6,922.53

Doctors per ‘000: 3.3

23. Halton Hills, Ont.

Population: 64,865

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.7%

Median Household Income: $102,330

Average Household Net Worth: $706,568

Property Tax: 2.84%

Total Days above 24°C: 8.4

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 3,177.93

Doctors per ‘000: 2.3

22. Cobourg, Ont.

Population: 19,763

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 4.1%

Median Household Income: $70,322

Average Household Net Worth: $429,427

Property Tax: 2.65%

Total Days above 24°C: 4.1

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 8,512.61

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.5

21. Brossard, Que.

Population: 86,257

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.3%

Median Household Income: $72,789

Average Household Net Worth: $475,784

Property Tax: 2.60%

Total Days above 24°C: 13.9

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 7,246.27

Doctors Per ‘000: 3.5

20. Vaughan, Ont.

Population: 322,525

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.7%

Median Household Income: $97,849

Average Household Net Worth: $1,068,540

Property Tax: 2.97%

Total Days above 24°C: 16.1

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 8,342.87

Doctors per ‘000: 2.5

19. Aurora, Ont. 

Population: 59,475

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 6.6%

Median Household Income: $97,391

Average Household Net Worth: $965,813

Property Tax: 2.87%

Total Days above 24°C: 22.3

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 2,589.39

Doctors per ‘000: 2.1

18. Bracebridge, Ont. 

Population: 16,593

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 3.2%

Median Household Income: $79,359

Average Household Net Worth: $532,387

Property Tax: 2.75%

Total Days above 24°C: 3.8

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 3,654.08

Doctors per ‘000: 5.2

17. Gatineau, Que.

Population: 281,900

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.5%

Median Household Income: $73,148

Average Household Net Worth: $239,493

Property Tax: 2.39%

Total Days above 24°C: 17.5

Crime Rate per 100,000: 3,697.88

Doctors per 000: 3.2

16. Rimouski, Que.

Population: 53,842

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.2%

Median Household Income: $55,911

Average Household Net Worth: $241,051

Property Tax: 2.31%

Total Days above 24°C: 2.5

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 3,783.37

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.1

15. Stratford, Ont.

Population: 32,665

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.6%

Median Household Income: $68,878

Average Household Net Worth: $428,001

Property Tax: 2.38%

Total Days above 24°C: 10.4

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4,167.22

Doctors Per ‘000: 1.9

14. Delta, B.C. 

Population: 107,445

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 4.9%

Median Household Income: $93,649

Average Household Net Worth: $756,043

Property Tax: 2.82%

Total Days above 24°C: N/A

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 2,177.03

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.1

13. Saanich, B.C.

Population: 115,401

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.2%

Median Household Income: $79,932

Average Household Net Worth: $767,319

Property Tax: 2.71%

Total Days above 24°C: 0.2

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 7,523.77

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.5

12. Quebec City, Que.

Population: 546,544

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 3.5%

Median Household Income: $60,012

Average Household Net Worth: $269,714

Property Tax: 2.04%

Total Days above 24°C: 3.5

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 3,735.33

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.6

11. Port Moody, B.C.

Population: 36,265

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.5%

Median Household Income: $99,678

Average Household Net Worth: $671,845

Property Tax: 2.74%

Total Days above 24°C: 2.3

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4,716.50

Doctors Per ‘000: 1.5

9. Lévis, Que.

Population: 146,624

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.0%

Median Household Income: $77,932

Average Household Net Worth: $300,427

Property Tax: 2.47%

Total Days above 24°C: 3.5

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4,716.50

Doctors Per ‘000: 1.5

8. District of North Vancouver, B.C.

Population: 91,035

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 4.7%

Median Household Income: $95,748

Average Household Net Worth: $1,274,341

Property Tax: 2.69%

Total Days above 24°C: 1.4

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 5,394.48

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.5

7. West Vancouver, B.C. 

Population: 45,798

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.5%

Median Household Income: $82,722

Average Household Net Worth: $3,510,201

Property Tax: 2.57%

Total Days above 24°C: 2.3

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4,294.96

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.6

6. Blainville, Que. 

Population: 58,169

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 2.9%

Median Household Income: $93,538

Average Household Net Worth: $461,346

Property Tax: 2.78%

Total Days above 24°C: 6.8

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 5,759.16

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.

5. Boucherville, Que. 

Population: 42,916

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 3.1%

Median Household Income: $96,009

Average Household Net Worth: $651,966

Property Tax: 2.69%

Total Days above 24°C: 32.9

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4,114.52

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.5

4. St. Albert, Alta.

Population: 72,153

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 5.1%

Median Household Income: $136,000

Average Household Net Worth: $701,254

Property Tax: 2.96%

Total Days Above 24°C: 0.1

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 3,882.10

Doctors Per ‘000: 3.3

3. Oakville, Ont.

Population: 202,299

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 6.0%

Median Household Income: $108,475

Average Household Net Worth: $1,137,987

Property Tax: 2.81%

Total Days above 24°C: 18.3

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4198.58

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.3

2. Burlington, Ont.

Population: 192,294

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 4.9%

Median Household Income: $88,085

Average Household Net Worth: $741,822

Property Tax: 2.70%

Total Days above 24°C: 40.8

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 4,373.03

Doctors Per ‘000: 2.

1. Ottawa, Ont. 

Population: 961,921

Estimated Unemployment Rate: 6.6%

Median Household Income: $91,510

Average Household Net Worth: $553,888

Property Tax: 2.46%

Total Days above 24°C: 17.5

Crime Rate Per 100,000: 3,955.44

Doctors Per ‘000: 3.2

 

Interesting but what about Calgary, Regina, Halifax & Prince George … so many nice city.

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