Stats & Facts

The Peterborough market continues to be very strong. A shortage of inventory had led to prices being pushed up due to high demand and created a strong seller’s market.


Average Residential Sale Price Chart



The shortage of listings is the main story. This year to date there has been a decline of 17% in listings on the Peterborough and the Kawarthas Association of REALTORS® Inc. MLS system compared to the same time last year (October 2015 was already 4% lower than 2014).


Total Number of Listings YTD Chart



JPEG - Crazy facts about the 2016 market

Here are some crazy facts about the 2016 market.

Crazy Facts About the 2016 Market



OREA Insights – Real Estate in Ontario



Are you the type of person who loves data? Check out Statistics Canada’s demographical information for our great city of Peterborough!


City of Peterborough Census Information

Affordability of Peterborough Market Relative to GTA (Slide Presented by CMHC)



Peterborough Housing Market Cycles



The top 15 Peterborough Region Employers

  1. Peterborough Regional Health Centre: 2,000
  2. City of Peterborough: 1,257
  3. Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board: 1,250
  4. General Motors (Oshawa): 1,000
  5. Fleming College: 987
  6. General Electric Canada: 950
  7. Trent University: 946
  8. Ministry of Natural Resources: 865
  9. Central East Community Access Centre: 803
  10. AON Inc.: 734
  11. Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board: 695
  12. PepsiCo/QRG: 610
  13. Sysco: 530
  14. SGS Lakefield Research: 520
  15. Ventra Plastics: 460

(Source – Peterborough Economic Development web site, January 2017)