Latest statistics show a large percentage of North Grenville’s population is less than 15 years of age and between 35-60 years. This indicates a large family population and is characteristic of growing communities, making North Grenville a great destination for new families.
A greater percentage of residents hold trade certificates and college certificates or diplomas, as compared to the provincial average. We are entrepreneurial and hard working – and look forward to meeting you.
For demographic information and other characteristics of our community, please See our Community 2016 Profile document.
Meet some of our local entrepreneurs and hear what they have to say about investing in North Grenville.
The bakery has been part of Old Town Kemptville for generations. Besides our regular customers, we see an increasing number of visitors from out of town. We always take the time to share some of the great attractions in North Grenville.Grahame's Bakery, Rick Grahame & Debbie Wilson, Owners
We love that we can walk the downtown and still do most of our shopping there; we can play in the park with our daughter, take her to the library and even walk her to school, it is a wonderful place to raise a family and build a home.The Branch Restaurant and Texas Grill, Bruce Enloe & Nicole Leblanc, Owners
Visitors from all parts of Canada, the US and abroad come to North Grenville to enjoy the Brigadoon experience. We take great pride in preparing everything from scratch from the best local ingredients.The Brigadoon Restaurant, Cheryl Mackie & Stephanie Mackie, Owners
Kemptville has become known as the home of the Ottawa Valley's Ultimate Guitar shop. And now, with the Kemptville Live Music Festival, our community will continue to grow as a popular destination for music lovers.Class Axe Guitars, Bob Besharah
So many people say North Grenville is exactly what they’re looking for: a rural quality of life, yet close to the amenities of a larger centre.eQuinelle Golf Club, Katharine Usher-Vollett, General Manager
I am continually amazed at the opportunities in North Grenville! My art gallery is just one of the many incredible things that have become available to me in this green and growing community!Geraldine’s Gallery, Geraldine Taylor, Owner
As a developer dedicated to the revival and rejuvenation of Old Town Kemptville, I would have to say, I’m having a ball. The Municipality is easy to work with and the incentives, already set in place, help the bottom line on any project in the Old Town area.Kemptville Suites, Rob Thompson, Owner
A constantly growing customer base, excellent support from the community, business and networking opportunities. Community organizations, Sports teams, and great facilities... Living and working in North Grenville just makes sense for us!Montessori School, April Hughes and Doug Monahan, Owners
We chose North Grenville to be close to nature within the Rideau Canal corridor. Fifteen years ago we never would have dreamed we would be named the 2015 Canadian Destination Garden Centre of the Year.Rideau Woodland Ramble, Dave Dunn & Rob Caron, Owners
By the end of 2015, we will have built our 100th new home in the region. Proximity to Ottawa, growth and lifestyle…all great reasons to check out North Grenville, the fastest growing community in Eastern Ontario.Westerra Homes, Robert Noseworthy, President