Richmond Hill is an Ontarian town, located in the south-central York Region in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). It is the third most populous municipality in the York Region and the 28 most populous in Canada. As a matter of fact, Richmond Hill is the most populous town in Canada with a population of 195,022 based on the 2016 Canadian census. It has a total land area of 101.11 square kilometers and therefore, a population density of 1,928.8 per square kilometers.
In 2011, the town’s website reported that over 52% of families in the town of Richmond Hill reported incomes greater than $70,000 and more than 31% reported income greater than $100,000. The town has an average household income of $100,900 which is 34% higher than the national average and 26% higher than its provincial average.
Most Richmond Hillians are employed in the finance, business, and administrative sector; the town has an employment rate of 66.36% and a low unemployment rate of 3.77% compared to the Canadian average of 7.4%. Moreover, the town houses the corporate headquarters of some topnotch companies like Compuware, Compugen Inc., Acklands Grainger Inc., Lexmark, BMW Canada, Staples, Sciences & Medicine Canada, and so forth.
Richmond Hill also has interesting cultural assets. It has a total of 166 parks, the largest of which is Richmond Green Sports Center and Park. It has 6 public swimming pools and other cultural assets like the Richmond Hill Center for the Performing Arts opened in 2009.
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