Livability Score

76
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (7) A+
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Little Bitty
Coffee Shop
English & Miller
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Casa cappuccino
Coffee Shop
Radio Café
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Cafe Beans
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Cal's Bakery and Cafe
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Marty's Coffee Bistro
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Koffee Korner
Coffee Shop
Chatime
Coffee Shop
Tim Hortons
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (10) A+
Five Points Theatre
Theatre Arts
Ascent Lounge
Nightclub
The Ranch
Nightclub
Meridian Place
Theatre Arts
Scoops & Cones
Attraction
Camphill Store
Art Gallery
Camphill Store
Theatre Arts
Queens Nightclub
Nightclub
Heritage Park splash pad
Water Park
Unknown Name
Nightclub
The Grey & Simcoe Foresters Regimental Museum
Museum
MacLaren Art Centre
Theatre Arts
Splash ON
Water Park
Bowlerama
Bowling Alley
Cineplex Cinemas North Barrie
Cinema
Misty's Cafe
Nightclub
Talk Is Free Theather
Theatre Arts
Food and Drink (18) A+
Patty Hut
Fast Food
McDonald's
Fast Food
LCBO
Alcohol
British Arms
Bar
Mr. Sub
Fast Food
Donaleigh’s
Bar
Grilled Cheese Social Eatery
Fast Food
Pizza Pizza
Fast Food
Coco's Burger
Fast Food
Scoops & Cones
Sweets
Swirleez Frozen Yogurt
Sweets
McReilly's Public House
Bar
Queens Hometown Bar
Bar
Subway
Fast Food
The WORKS Craft Burgers & Beer
Fast Food
Ripe Juicery
Fast Food
Dairy Queen
Fast Food
Barrie Barbecue Chicken
Fast Food
Dino's 2 For 1 Pizza
Fast Food
Centennial Beach Concession
Fast Food
Mary Brown's
Fast Food
Papa Joe's
Fast Food
Subway
Fast Food
Popeyes
Fast Food
The Beer Store
Alcohol
Fitness (1) B
Barrie Native Friendship Center
Community Centre
Knights of Columbus Hall
Community Centre
Planet Fitness
Gym
Southshore Community Center
Community Centre
Unknown Name
Community Centre
Parkview Community Centre
Community Centre
World Gym
Gym
Fit4Less
Gym
LA Fitness
Gym
Crossfit ERT
Gym
Modo Yoga
Gym
LA Fitness
Gym
Anytime Fitness
Gym
Groceries (2) A+
Olive Oil Co. Inc.
Health Food
Sigrid's Cafe & Fine Bakery Ltd
Bakery
No Frills
Grocery Store
Centra Food Market
Grocery Store
Nature's Best
Health Food
European Food Center
Grocery Store
M&M Food Market
Butcher
Wholesale Club
Grocery Store
Metro
Grocery Store
M&M Food Market
Butcher
FreshCo
Grocery Store
No Frills
Grocery Store
Bulk Barn
Grocery Store
Zehrs
Grocery Store
Loblaws
Grocery Store
Zehrs
Grocery Store
COBS Bread
Bakery
Zehrs
Grocery Store
Bulk Barn
Grocery Store
The Sweet Oven
Bakery
Goodness Me
Health Food
Food Basics
Grocery Store
Sugar City Cupcakes
Bakery
M&M Food Market
Butcher
Walmart Supercentre
Grocery Store
Parks (1) A+
Heritage Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
John Edwin Coupe Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Lions Park
Park
Sam Cancilla Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Donald Street Park
Park
Centennial Park
Park
Berczy Park Playground
Playground
Centennial Park Playground
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Brock Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Kempenfelt Park
Park
Sunnidale Dog Off Leash Recreation Area
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Archie Goodall Park
Park
Shops (26) A+
Elite Hair Salon
Hairdresser
Unknown Name
Hairdresser
Jah Jahz Urban Flex
Clothing
Summer House
Furniture
Bayfield News Convenience
Convenience Store
ZuZu Fashion Botique
Clothing
Unknown Name
Hairdresser
Joshua's Greenery
Florist
Barrie Master Convenience
Convenience Store
Earth and Sky Connection
Gift Shop
HeadQuarters Salon & Barbering
Hairdresser
Our House
Gift Shop
Dunlop Convenience Centre
Convenience Store
Samson's Salon Spa
Hairdresser
Dollarama
Discount Store
Metzger Studio
Fashion
Social 705 Beauty Bar
Beauty
Brave Fine Lingerie
Clothing
Trek
Bicycle
Bell, Book & Candle
Books
John Linkert Salon
Hairdresser
Inhabit Interiors & Design
Furniture
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Unknown Name
Convenience Store
Barrie By the Bay
Mall
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 5.4% take public transportation in City Center.
Public Transit Stops (39)
Stops & Stations
A+
Downtown Plat. 8
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 9
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 11
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 7
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 10
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 12
Bus Stop
Downtown Terminal
Bus Station
Downtown Plat. 6
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 4
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 3
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 5
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 2
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 1
Bus Stop
Downtown Plat. 13
Bus Stop
Toronto at Dunlop
Bus Stop
Toronto at Dunlop
Bus Stop
Toronto Street
Bus Stop
Maple at Ross
Bus Stop
Clapperton Street
Bus Stop
Maple at Ross
Bus Stop
Clapperton Street
Bus Stop
Owen Street
Bus Stop
Owen Street
Bus Stop
Eccles at Dunlop
Bus Stop
Sophia Street West
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
5.4%
D
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cost of living B

The cost of living in City Center is 92/100 - which is 18% lower than Ontario.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
D+
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
A-
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crime D+

City Center crime rates are 4,352 per 100k, which is 41% higher than Ontario
Property Crime
3,235 crimes per 100k
C-
Violent Crime
1,117 crimes per 100k
D+
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employment D+

The median income in City Center is $55,077 - which is 37% lower than Ontario.
Med. Household Income
$55,077
F
Unemployment Rate
3.7%
A-
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (14)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Barrie Police
Police
City Centre Walk-In Medical Clinic
Clinic
Barrie Denture Clinic
Dentist
Dr. MacColl Orthodontist
Dentist
Simcoe County Addiction & Mental Health Service (Mental health clinic)
Clinic
Rexall
Pharmacy
Barrie Dental
Dentist
Barrie & Community Family Health
Clinic
Lakeview Surgery Centre
Clinic
Huronia Maxillofacial Radiology (X-Ray Clinic)
Clinic
Orthodontics at the Wireworks
Dentist
Simcoe Bay Reflexology Clinic
Clinic
Barrie Fire and Emergency Service Headquarters
Fire Station
Dr. Stacie Weber's Cosmetic & Facial Rejuvenation Clinic
Clinic
Passport Health Barrie Travel Clinic
Clinic
Rexall
Pharmacy
Barrie Family Medicine Clinics
Clinic
Dr. Max Neiman & Associates
Dentist
I.D.A.
Pharmacy
Shoppers Drug Mart
Pharmacy
Wellington Walk-in Clinic
Clinic
OPP
Police
OPP
Police
Rexall
Pharmacy
Walking Mobility Clinics
Clinic
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
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housing A+

City Center home prices are $425,960 - which is 49% lower than Ontario
Home Price
$425,960
F
Home Appreciation Rate
15%
A
Home Affordability
7.7x (home price to income ratio)
B
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schools A

The City Center graduation rate is 82% - which is 3% lower than Ontario
School Test Scores
N/A
High School Grad. Rates
82%
D+
Elementary Schools (1) C-
Morton House
Hillcrest Public School
Kinark Child and Family Services
Oakley Park Public School
Codrington Public School
Portage View Public School
Maple Grove Public School
St Marys - Barrie Separate School
Steele Street Public School
Cundles Heights Public School
Kinark Child & Family Services: Cundles
St John Vianney Separate School
St Monicas Separate School
Allandale Heights Public School
Simcoe Muskoka CDSB Summer School
Andrew Hunter Elementary School
ÉÉC Frère-André
Monsignor Clair Separate School
SMCDSB E Virtual Elementary School
Terry Fox Elementary School
Assikinack Public School
Johnson Street Public School
West Bayfield Elementary School
Emma King Elementary School
St Marguerite d'Youville Elementary School
High Schools (1) A+
Kinark Transitions - Nottawasaga Pines
Barrie North Collegiate Institute
ÉSC Nouvelle-Alliance
Simcoe Muskoka Continuing Education Catholic School
St Joseph's Separate School
Eastview Secondary School
Innisdale Secondary School
RVH Mental Health Transitions Program
St Joan of Arc High School
St Peter's Secondary School
Simcoe Shores Secondary School
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ratings F

City Center has an overall rating of 33% from 1 reviews.
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City Center Area Facts

  • City Center has a Livability Score of 76/100, which is considered exceptional
  • City Center crime rates are 25% higher than the Barrie average
  • Cost of living in City Center is 2% lower than the Barrie average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in City Center? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Heritage Park
Unknown Name
John Edwin Coupe Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Five Points Theatre
Ascent Lounge
The Ranch
Meridian Place
Scoops & Cones
Camphill Store
Camphill Store
Queens Nightclub

Food & Drink

Patty Hut
McDonald's
LCBO
British Arms
Mr. Sub
Donaleigh’s
Grilled Cheese Social Eatery
Pizza Pizza

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in City Center? Of all people who commute, 5.4% take public transportation in City Center.
Drive to Work
28%

9% lower than the CDN average

Take Public Transit
5%

3% lower than the CDN average

Walk to Work
7%

4% higher than the CDN average

A+ Health & Safety

Is City Center a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Pharmacies

Pharmasave
Rexall
Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart
Shoppers Drug Mart
Rexall

Doctors

Huronia Urgent Care

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