Saugeen Shores 71 Excellent
Saugeen Shores Livability #68 ranked city in Ontario#277 ranked city in CanadaRanks better than 99% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Saugeen Shores

  • Employment

    With higher than average median household income, income per capita and lower unemployment rates, this area scores extremely well in the employment category.

  • Housing

    Impressive scores in the housing category characterize this area, potentially attributed to the availability of affordable housing, strong appreciation rates and high home values.

  • Health & Safety

    Accessible health facilities like hospitals, doctors offices, clinics and nursing homes as well as good air quality are all factors that have led to a high score in this category.

  • Ratings

    According to recent surveys and polls, locals had excellent ratings for walkability to nearby amenities, safety, access to public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities will be difficult to reach within a short walk, often requiring residents to use a vehicle or public transportation for access.

  • Commute

    Low commute scores could be due to limited access to public transit in this area, as well as longer-than-average work commute times for residents.

  • Crime

    Reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people, this area may be perceived as an unsafe place to reside. These statistics encompass both violent and property crime rates.

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      Saugeen Shores transportation information

      Statistic Saugeen Shores Ontario National
      Workers who drive to work39.8%37.3%40.0%
      Workers who carpool2.1%3.2%3.0%
      Workers who take public transit0.8%8.2%7.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%0.7%0.8%
      Workers who walk3.5%2.9%3.2%
      Source: The Saugeen Shores, ON data and statistics displayed above are derived from Statistics Canada and updated for 2021 by Environics Analytics.