The neighbourhood of Whitby Industrial is part of the town of Whitby, Ontario, which is situated in the Greater Oshawa metropolitan area.
Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighbourhood own their home while the remainder are renters. Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of dwellings in this neighbourhood, while large apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. Roughly half of properties in this neighbourhood were constructed after the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the town is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
The preferred method to navigate Whitby Industrial is usually driving. It is very easy to park, and the majority of real estate listings are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Highway 401. In contrast, the public transit network in Whitby Industrial is not very accessible. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighbourhood, and it is convenient to get to a nearby bus stop from most houses. It is challenging for pedestrians to move around in this part of the town because running common errands is sometimes difficult.
There are only a few primary schools in Whitby Industrial and therefore they can be a long walk away. In addition, this area does not contain any high schools. Furthermore, families may consider it very difficult to reach daycares as a pedestrian. Regarding eating, accessing the closest supermarket on foot is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in Whitby Industrial. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
It is relatively serene in Whitby Industrial, thanks to the presence of very few pedestrians.