Ajax 93 Exceptional
Ajax Livability #2 ranked city in Ontario#10 ranked city in CanadaRanks better than 99% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Ajax

  • Amenities

    An abundance of amenities, including restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores and fitness facilities, are conveniently situated within walking distance of the area.

  • Commute

    High commute scores indicates that public transit should be easily accessible in this area and the average commute time to work is less than average.

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

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      Ajax transportation information

      Statistic Ajax Ontario National
      Workers who drive to work40.0%37.3%40.0%
      Workers who carpool3.5%3.2%3.0%
      Workers who take public transit9.4%8.2%7.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.7%0.8%
      Workers who walk1.4%2.9%3.2%
      Source: The Ajax, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.