Whitby MLS® Real Estate Communities:

Blue Grass Meadows, Brooklin, Downtown Whitby, Lynde Creek, Port Whitby, Pringle Creek, Rolling Acres, Rural Whitby, Taunton North, Whitby IndustrialWilliamsburg

WHITBY - Durham Region

Whitby Map

The Town of Whitby is a growing community of over 160,000 and is the second largest municipality in Durham Region (behind the City of Oshawa) and part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Located 50 km from central Toronto's, companies in Whitby have quick and convenient access to the largest consumer market in Canada and fourth largest region in North America.

While the southern area of Whitby can be mostly classified as urban, northern Whitby is much more rural and includes the smaller communities of Ashburn, Brooklin, Myrtle and Myrtle Station.

Whitby Real Estate Market Trends

Whitby, along with much of Durham Region has enjoyed steady, aggressive growth in 2016 with prices in Whitby averaging 16.1% more since the end of 2015. (includes statistical data through 6/30/2016)

  • Whitby Home Price Average 2015:  $488,304
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2014:  $431,209
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2013:  $391,951
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2012:  $370,883
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2011:  $341,812
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2010:  $330,948
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2009:  $301,014
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2008:  $301,169
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2007:  $295,862
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2006:  $280,280
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2005:  $277,234
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2004:  $264,780
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2003:  $243,605
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2002:  $225,895
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2001:  $213,627
  • Whitby Home Price Average 2000:  $200,746
  • Whitby Home Price Average 1999:  $189,407
  • Whitby Home Price Average 1998:  $183,641
  • Whitby Home Price Average 1997:  $177,484
  • Whitby Home Price Average 1996:  $167,048
  • Whitby Home Price Average 1995:  $166,905

Whitby Demographics

Whitby Population:

  • Census population 1901 -   2,110
  • Census population 1911 -   2,248
  • Census population 1921 -   2,800
  • Census population 1931 -   5.046
  • Census population 1941 -   5,882
  • Census population 1951 -   7,267
  • Census population 1961 -  14,685
  • Census population 1971 -  25,324
  • Census population 1981 -  36,698
  • Census population 1991 -  61,281
  • Census population 1996 -  73,794
  • Census population 2001 -  87,413
  • Census population 2006 - 111,184
  • Census population 2011 - 122,022

Total estimated population 2016 - 136,377

  • Total male population - 66,490
  • Total female population - 69,887

Whitby  Households (2015):

  • Total number of households - 45,772
  • Average number of persons in household - 2.93
  • Average household income - $ 123,661

Whitby Dwelling Information:

  • Total number of occupied dwellings - 45,772
  • Number of dwellings owned - 39,161
  • Number of dwellings rented - 6,610

Whitby Citizenship & Residency:

  • With Canadian citizenship 131,792
  • With citizenship other than Canadian 4,585

Whitby Knowledge of Official Languages:

Total estimated population 2016 - 136,377

  • English only - 125,055
  • French only - 71
  • English and French - 10,490
  • Neither English nor French - 762

Whitby Knowledge of Languages other than English or French; Top 5:

  1. Italian - 2,473
  2. Spanish - 2,073
  3. Tagalog (Filipino) - 1,379
  4. Urdu - 1,325
  5. German - 1,173

Whitby Shores

Important Whitby Links:

  1. Central Library:  405 Dundas St. W
  2. Brooklin Branch:  8 Vipond Rd.
  3. Rossland Branch:  701 Rossland Rd. E

Important Durham Region Links:

Region of Durham:  Regional Council 2014-2018

Regional Chairperson and CEO:  

City of Whitby:

  • Mayor Don Mitchell
  • Regional Councillor Joe Drumm
  • Regional Councillor Derrick Gleed
  • Regional Councillor Elizabeth Roy
  • Ward Councillor Rhonda Mulcahy
  • Ward Councillor Chris Leahy
  • Ward Councillor Michael G. Emm
  • Ward Councillor Steve Yamada
  • 905-668-5803
  • info@whitby.ca
  • www.whitby.ca

Whitby's 10 Newest Property Listings

The trademarks MLS®, REALTOR®, and related marks, and all copyright in the real estate listings, are owned or controlled by the Canadian Real Estate Association. Reproduced under license.