The Kawarthas

The Kawarthas, a serene escape nestled in nature's embrace, offers a tranquil lifestyle with its pristine lakes, lush landscapes, and recreational activities, perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat or a year-round haven.

The Kawarthas region, celebrated for its serene beauty and leisurely lifestyle, is a coveted sanctuary for those in pursuit of tranquility coupled with outdoor adventure. This picturesque area, renowned for its sparkling lakes and lush landscapes, offers an array of activities, including boating, fishing, hiking, and golfing, promising a life filled with relaxation and recreation.

Nestled among its natural wonders are charming towns and communities, each presenting unique attractions, artisanal shops, and gourmet experiences that highlight the region’s heritage and local produce. The real estate market here caters to a broad spectrum of tastes and budgets, featuring everything from quaint cottages nestled by the shore to majestic, estate-like homes amid the forests.

Among the top-rated lakes that enhance the allure of The Kawarthas are Stoney Lake, known for its crystal-clear waters and upscale properties; Pigeon Lake, a haven for anglers and nature lovers; Cameron Lake, offering breathtaking views and exceptional waterfront living; and Buckhorn Lake, famed for its vibrant community and recreational opportunities. These lakes, among others in the region, contribute to the area’s reputation as a prime location for those seeking waterfront retreats or permanent homes in a picturesque setting.

Property values in The Kawarthas have appreciated notably, reflecting the region's increasing popularity. Prices range from accessible cottages in the mid to high hundreds of thousands to opulent waterfront estates in the millions, making The Kawarthas an inviting option for diverse investors.

Whether you’re drawn to a peaceful getaway or a distinguished lakeside estate, investing in The Kawarthas is not just about acquiring real estate; it’s about securing a slice of paradise, where peace, community, and nature intertwine to create a living experience of exceptional quality and comfort. 

Overview for The Kawarthas, Ontario

29,369 people live in The Kawarthas, where the median age is 49.6 and the average individual income is $87,600. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

29,369

Total Population

49.6 years

Median Age

$87,600

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for The Kawarthas, Ontario

The Kawarthas has 12,220 households, with an average household size of 2.3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in The Kawarthas do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

29,369

Total Population

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49.6

Median Age

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
12,220

Total Households

2.3

Average Household Size

$87,600

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Schools in The Kawarthas, Ontario

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The following schools are within or nearby The Kawarthas. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St. John Paul II Catholic Elementary School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Jack Callaghan Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
I E Weldon Secondary School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
St. Mary Catholic Elementary School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School*
CATHOLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Alexandra Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St. Luke Catholic Elementary School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
King Albert Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Leslie Frost Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Parkview Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Queen Victoria Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St. Dominic Catholic Elementary School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Central Senior School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
No rating available
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