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Here you will find a quick overview of everything you need to know about Ajax infrastructure and demographics, as well as the general home price situation.
Ajax is located in Durham Region in the province of Ontario. It has a population of 119,677 people, which makes it the 44th city of the largest municipalities in Canada.
Ajax got its name thanks to HMS Ajax, a Royal Navy cruiser, and has borders with the City of Pickering and the Town of Whitby.
Out of 119,677 citizens of Ajax, 45.8% belong to a visible minority group. The group is represented by people of African, South Asian, Filipino, Arab, Latin American, and other origins.
Religion-wise, 81.9% of Ajax’s population identifies as Chrisitan, 8.5% – Muslim, and 7.3% – Hindu. 18.6% are non-religious, and the remaining 2.3% identify themselves with another religion.
The 2011 Canadian Census defines the median age in Ajax as 37 years old, with the most populated age group being the group between 50 – 54 years old.
Ajax is separated into seven areas: Central, Central East, Central West, Northeast, Northwest, South East, and South West. Ajax is much calmer than Toronto and neighbouring areas, but commuters still have easy access to Ontario’s capital.
Neighbourhoods like Duffins Bay and Riverside attract many young families, while places like Pickering Beach may interest those with higher income.
Lakeridge Health Ajax and Pickering Hospital provides health care services in Ajax, including inpatient and outpatient surgery, critical care, cardiac care, and more.
Ajax’s transportation system is mainly represented by busses under the operation of Durham Region transit.
The residents of Ajax can use Toronto Pearson International Airport located in Mississauga
Two school boards are responsible for elementary and secondary education in Ajax: The Durham District School Board (public-secular; first language – English) The Durham Catholic District School Board (public-separate; first language – English)
New-comers find Ajax attractive because of its waterfront parkland, convenient public transportation options, and a large regional shopping centre. Ajax also offers a lot of places for hiking, playing golf, and sightseeing. The town is home to many historic sites, reminders of World War II.