Welcome to Burlington

Welcome to Burlington

Statistics at-a-glance


  • Population - 175,779
  • Median Age - 42
  • Labour Force - 98,785
  • Average Family Income - $105,503

Quick Facts

#1 Canada’s Best Medium Sized City for five consecutive years! 

Home to close to 450 manufacturing companies employing over 12,000 workers

Business thrives in one of the most livable cities in Canada

Many business leaders who choose to locate their business in Halton Region do so because many of their employees live in the City of Burlington – rated as Canada's Best Medium-Sized City to Live by MoneySense Magazine. Conveniently located between Toronto and Niagara Falls, on the shores of Lake Ontario, Burlington offers a range of sought-after amenities and lifestyle choices.

Burlington's diversified industry sectors include:

  • life and earth sciences
  • advanced manufacturing
  • information & communications technology
  • financial & business services

Burlington is home to:

  • choice real estate properties
  • top-rated schools
  • recreational opportunities
  • arts and culture
  • premier healthcare facilities

Learn more about what the City of Burlington is doing to support business (external link).

Locate in Halton Region

Halton is one of the best places to invest, do business and live in Canada because it is located just 30 minutes west of downtown Toronto, with access to the U.S border and a market of over 9.5 million people within a one-hour drive.

And, with the region's four unique, vibrant and prosperous communities, businesses are sure to find the right mix of conditions for growth and success.

Halton's other communities at a glance

Halton’s Economic Development Team: advice and services at the ready

Halton Region's Economic Development team provides a diverse and growing business community with a wide range of services and support, regardless of the size of company:

  • Site selection and real estate solutions
  • Coordination of site visits and tours
  • Statistics on Halton's economy and demographics
  • Sector and industry analysis
  • Liaison between government agencies, industry organizations and local businesses
  • Workforce development

For more information about Halton or to get connected to opportunities, contact us.