Located just west of Toronto, Kitchener offers the culture and excitement of a big city whilst maintaining a delightful small-town feel. With a range of parks and nature, great education, central location, and a whole host of free festivals and annual events, Kitchener is a city perfect for families and nature lovers.
Is it safe to live in Kitchener?
Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge are the least safe communities for women, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The report also noted this area ranked 20th out of 26 cities in the study for its rate of intimate partner violence, which was 452.9 per 100,000 people.
What kind of people live in Kitchener?
In 2016, among the working age population in Kitchener-Waterloo, women represented 50.2% and men represented 49.8%. In 2016, 19.3% of the Kitchener-Waterloo population belonged to a visible minority group. In 2016, 8,885 people in Kitchener-Waterloo identified as Indigenous, making up 1.7% of the population.
What is the best place to live in Kitchener?
A survey of RE/MAX Brokers revealed that the best places to live in Kitchener-Waterloo are Doon, Stanley Park and Beechwood, ranking as the top three neighbourhoods in Kitchener-Waterloo for access to green spaces and parks, walkability, retail and restaurants and the ease of getting around/public transit.
How many black people are in Kitchener?
The largest visible minority population are that of the South Asian, making up 24.49 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Black, making up 9,540 people.
Is Kitchener considered GTA?
Other nearby urban areas, such as Hamilton, Barrie, St. Catharines-Niagara or Kitchener-Waterloo, are not part of the GTA or the Toronto CMA, but form their own CMAs near the GTA.
What was Kitchener called before Berlin?
The city of Berlin, Ontario, changed its name to Kitchener by referendum in May and June 1916. Named in 1833 after the capital of Prussia and later the German Empire, the name Berlin became unsavoury for residents after Great Britain and Canadas entry into the First World War.