Businesses in Markham, Ontario


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 22.8%
 Professional Services: 14.5%
 Industry: 8.7%
 Home Services: 8.2%
 Restaurants: 7.6%
 Medical: 6.4%
 Other: 31.9%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair50325.6 years4.31.4
Beauty salons34922.9 years4.11.0
Hairdressers28322.9 years4.20.8
Education other21025.3 years4.30.6
Secondary education17625 years4.10.5
Loan companies52126.8 years3.91.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets27625.4 years4.10.8
Electrical installation16826.4 years3.90.5
General contractors47325.6 years4.21.4
Other construction23226.8 years4.00.7
Real estate41422.8 years3.71.2
Construction of buildings33028 years3.80.9
Wholesale of machinery43431.1 years4.31.2
Wholesalers23830.8 years4.20.7
Dentists21423.9 years4.40.6
Health and medical86624.2 years4.22.5
Hospitals18023.3 years3.70.5
Accountants22024.6 years4.60.6
Advertising and marketing23725.1 years4.50.7
Computer programming, web design22423.3 years4.40.6
Corporate management46725.8 years3.21.3
Lawyers legal24922.8 years4.30.7
Scientific and technical services16723.5 years4.50.5
Cafes18622.8 years4.00.5
Chinese restaurants29622.5 years3.80.9
Clothing stores34824.4 years4.01.0
Electronics stores92124.7 years3.92.7
Furniture stores23527.2 years3.80.7
Hardware stores33526.8 years4.11.0
Household appliances and goods26526.6 years4.20.8
Office supplies and stationery stores42129 years3.51.2
Pharmacies and drug stores18924.7 years4.00.5
Shopping other48125.5 years4.01.4
Area of Markham, Ontario212.6 km²
Male Population169,535 (48.8%)
Female Population177,909 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +228.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +52.5%
Median Age39.5
Male Median Age38.5
Female Median Age40.5
Area Codes780905
NeighborhoodsBerczy Village, Brown's Corners, Greensborough, Milliken, Unionville
Local TimeMonday 6:57 PM
TimezoneEastern Standard Time
Weather-2.5°C clear sky
Lat & Lng43.86682° / -79.2663°
Postal CodesL3PL3RL3SL6BL6CMore

Markham, Ontario - Map

Markham, Ontario Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density497.8 / km²800.5 / km²1,071 / km²1,634 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Markham, Ontario Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 52.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Markham, Ontario+228.3%+104.2%+52.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Markham, Ontario Median Age

Median Age: 39.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Markham, Ontario39.5 years40.5 years38.5 years
York39.2 years40 years38.3 years
Ontario40.5 years41.4 years39.6 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Markham, Ontario Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 59,7459,20118,946
85 Plus1,6042,8964,501
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Markham, Ontario Population Density

Population Density: 1,634 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Markham, Ontario347,445212.6 km²1,634 / km²
York1.2 million2,040.1 km²582.1 / km²
Ontario13.8 million1,078,182.8 km²12.8 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Markham, Ontario Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Markham, Ontario
 Milliken: 31.5%
 Unionville: 21.1%
 Brown's Corners: 9.5%
 Greensborough: 8.8%
 Other: 29.1%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Markham, Ontario
 Area Code 905: 78.2%
 Area Code 416: 13.2%
 Area Code 647: 6.9%
 Other: 1.7%

Business distribution by price for Markham, Ontario

 Moderate: 41.9%
 Inexpensive: 33.8%
 Very Expensive: 12.6%
 Expensive: 11.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Markham, Ontario CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Markham, Ontario5,697,073 t16.4 t26,799 t/km²
York19,564,451 t16.5 t9,589 t/km²
Ontario197,940,137 t14.4 t183.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Markham, Ontario CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)5,697,073 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita16.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)26,799 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
5/24/003:22 AM3.115.1 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
11/26/992:33 PM3.827.8 km12,800 mNew
8/5/892:07 PM3.376 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
7/23/872:32 AM3.444.9 km6,800 msouthern Ontario,
10/4/8310:18 AM3.163.5 km2,000 msouthern Ontario,
10/23/5712:22 PM4.391.6 kmNoneNew

Markham, Ontario

Markham /ˈmɑːrkəm/, a city in the Regional Municipality of York, lies within the Greater Toronto Area of Southern Ontario, Canada. At the 2011 Canadian census it had a population of 301,709. Markham's population in 2015 was estimated at 342,000 throu..  ︎  Markham, Ontario Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Markham, Ontario
 Postal Code L3R: 68%
 Postal Code L3P: 12.8%
 Other: 19.2%

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