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Facts & Statistics





 Peterborough County  134,933
 Asphodel Norwood  4,041
 Cavan Monaghan  8,601
 Curve Lake First Nations  1,003
 Douro-Dummer  6,805
 Trent Lakes  5,105
Havelock-Belmont-Methuen  4,523
 Hiawatha First Nations  362
 North Kawartha 2,289
 Otonabee-South Monaghan  6,660
 Selwyn  16,846
 City of Peterborough  78,698


  • 2016 Consolidated Residential Tax & Area Rates in Peterborough County
  • The Township of Selwyn is situated centrally in the County of Peterborough, and is bordered by the City of Peterborough in the southeast.
  • The Township of Selwyn is approximately 100 km and 1 hour from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
  • The Township of Selwyn has close to one third (30%) of all households in the County of Peterborough (Statistics Canada, 2011 Census).
  • The Township of Selwyn makes up 34% of the workforce in the County of Peterborough.
  • The dominant industry in the Township of Selwyn is small business, particularly retail and tourism. International companies including SGS Research and Savage Arms call Lakefield home and significantly contribute to the local economy. . Lakefield has several tracts of land capable of being serviced and suitable for residential, commercial and some industrial development.
  • There are opportunities for 'dry-industrial' developments throughout the Township