Whitchurch-Stouffville’s population grew from about 37,600 in 2011 to 45,800 in 2016 – an increase of 21.8%. The town projects a total population of 42,343 in 2013; 53,321 in 2021 and 62,321 in 2026. It’s one of the highest increases in population of municipalities in York Region. When a post office was established there in 1832, the name was shortened to Stouffville. Between 2006 and 2011, the population of the Community of Stouffville grew 100.5% from 12,411 to 24,886, or from 51% to 66% of the total population of the larger town of Whitchurch-Stouffville. There was an error, please provide a valid email address. “Since getting married 60 years ago, we kept moving a little further north as it got busier,” she says. The town projects a total population of 42,343 in 2013; 53,321 in 2021 and 62,321 in 2026. In 2016, there were 15,355 private dwellings occupied in Whitchurch-Stouffville (Town), which represent a change of 17.7% from 2011. Stouffville Contents: Population Center. Whitchurch-Stouffville’s population grew from about 37,600 in 2011 to 45,800 in 2016 – an increase of 21.8%. Situated in the mid-eastern area of the Regional Municipality of York, Whitchurch-Stouffville primarily functions as a bedroom community for the City of Toronto and its environs. Is something not working? It’s the main source of population growth in provinces that posted a population gain. This land was formerly a part of Markham Township, and meant that for the first time, residents along the south side on Main Street were legally a part of the town. Though much of the population commutes to Toronto, the town has a strong economic base. In June 2010, the official population estimate was 36,500, which represents a 50% increase since 2006. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. © 2020 Toronto Sun, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. All rights reserved. The town lives up to its ‘Country close to the city’ slogan. Between 1800 and 1802, John Stegman completed a survey of the township which created a system of land concessions. Though the municipal government is styled as a singular "town," Whitchurch-Stouffville in fact consists of several detached communities and the intermediary countryside; the largest urban area is Stouffville, while other settlements include Gormley, Ballantrae and Musselman Lake. Stouffville is also home to Strategic Information Technologies, Cook Canada, K-Line Group and the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This is an ecological phenomenon where a population grows unchecked until the resource(s) it depends upon can no longer meet the needs of the growing population and suddenly collapses. Today, she lives adjacent to York Region Forest and enjoys the trails when not volunteering. Future growth is governed provincially by the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Act (2001), the Greenbelt Act (2005) and the Places to Grow Act (2005). The population development of Stouffville as well as related information and services (weather, Wikipedia, Google, images). Blue Box contamination in Whitchurch Stouffville, From the Heart – Diane’s Spring and Summer Round Up, Latcham Art Centre Exhibition Addresses Slavery in Canada, Prairie farmers take financial hit as oil and gas slowdown stalls drilling rigs, Rock band rescue pair from flaming wreck on way home from gig, And baby makes three… in a canoe… for two months. Stoufferville was one such hamlet, which grew around the saw and grist mills of Mennonite settler Abraham Stouffer. In 2016, the enumerated population of Whitchurch-Stouffville (Town) was 45,837, which represents a change of 21.8% from 2011. About 35,000 people live within the community of Stouffville. Whitchurch-Stouffville Whitchurch-Stouffville (2006 population 24,390) is a municipality in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. There are currently around 5,000 acres (20 km²) of reforested land, managed by York Region, in Whitchurch-Stouffville. The suburban expansion of Toronto in the mid-20th century led to a reexamination at the provincial level of municipal governance. Also on Metrolinx's radar is the complete electrification of the Stouffville line and all-day, two-way train service by 2025. Consequently Whitchurch–Stouffville’s future growth is planned as “sustainable development,” largely within the boundaries of urban Stouffville alone, which reflects the vision of “small town tradition between the country and the city.”