Muskoka : Canada

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What it's Like to Retire in Muskoka

Muskoka is a district that spans 2,500 square miles in central Ontario. Its year round population is about 50,000, but another 50-100,000 visit here to enjoy the summers. Being east of Georgian Bay. Muskoka is very scenic area with a number of picturesque villages, farms, and vacation hotels and resorts alongside the many lakes in the area.
 

Where to Retire in Muskoka and Home Prices

See the Muskoka Active Communities link, top right, for information on where to live.
Average home prices are just under $100,000.
 

What is special about Muskoka

Muskoka is frequently called cottage country because so many people come here to vacation. The fishing and the scenery are exceptional
 

What is not special about Muskoka

Unless you really like winter, wait 'til summer to visit
 

Who will like retirement in Muskoka

People who love the unspoiled outdoors and a quiet way of living
 

Local economy is driven by

Tourism.  Taxes in Ontario can be high, particularly on people with incomes over $76,000. For more information go to http://www.rev.gov.on.ca/en/tax/pit/index.html
 

Climate and Physical Environment

Mukoka is located in central Ontario about 2 hours north of Toronto.  It is east of the Georgian Bay
 

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime

Crime in Muskoka is low.
 

Medical facilities

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Transportation

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Valuable Links

Muskoka on Wikipedia
 

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Facts about MUSKOKA
  • State: CANADA
  • Environment: Rural,
  • City Population: 50,001-100,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 0 -20
  • Avg July Temperature:
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): Less than $100,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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