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Statistics & Demographics

Population Growth Township of Springwater, County of Simcoe: 1996-2006
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Population by Age: 2006
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Educational Attainment, Springwater, County of Simcoe and Ontario: 2006
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Major Field of Study, Springwater: 2006
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Household Income in 2005 of Private Households: Springwater, County of Simcoe, Ontario
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Labour Force 15 Years and Over, Unemployment Rates, Springwater, County of Simcoe, Ontario: 2001-2009
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Labour Force by Industry, Springwater, County of Simcoe, Ontario: 2006
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Labour Flow Analysis, Labour Force 15 Years and Over by Industry, Township of Springwater: 2006
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Commuting Flows of Employed Labour Force, Township of Springwater: 2006
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Labour Force by Occupational Category: 2006
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Much of the business composition n Springwater has remained largely unchanged over the one year span, as of 2009:

  • 60.5% have less than 4 employees
  • 20.7% have between 5-9 employees
  • 15.5% have between 10-49 employees
  • 19 businesses (3.3%) have 50 or more employees

Business Formation Summary, Springwater & Simcoe County-2 Digit NAICS: 2005-2009
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Average Area of Farms (hectares): 2006
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Farms Classified by Industry (NAICS), Census of Agriculture: 2006
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Farms Classified by Total Farm Capital: 2009
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Average Housing Price, Single Family Detached, Springwater & County of Simcoe Member Communities: 2010
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Municipal Tax Rates:
The figure below demonstrates the 2010 property tax rates for each of Simcoe's communities. Based on these results, the Township of Springwater has the 7th lowest commercial and industrial property tax rates, with rates of 2.48% and 3.54%, respectively. Orillia, Midland, Barrie, Penetanguishene and Collingwood have the highest commercial tax rates. When reviewing industrial tax rates across the County, Midland, Penetanguishene, Orillia, Collingwood, and Tay have the highest industrial tax rates across Simcoe.

Total Property Tax Rates, Springwater & County of Simcoe Member Communities: 2010
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Development Charge Fees, Springwater & County of Simcoe Member Communities: 2010
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Electricity Rates, Springwater & County of Simcoe Member Communities: 2010
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Access to Regional Highway Network:
Springwater's proximity to highway 400 and highways 26, 27 and 93 were identified throughout each of the consultations as a major competitive advantage. The Township's transportation network allows Springwater's residents and business community members to connect with a number of major regional centres, including Barrie, Toronto and communities located in North Simcoe County with ease. This was also identified as being a significant asset in the attraction os business investment to the area.

VISION - "The Township of Springwater will be known as a prosperous community with market opportunities that enable new business investment and economic growth across a broad range of industry."

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