Port Credit is a beautiful town at the mouth of the river Credit in Mississauga. Port Credit is an attraction and an ideal place for the Torontonians to move. Due to its exquisiteness, every part of the town looks like a postcard. Quaint shops, farmers' markets, restaurants, and a beautiful view from the pier embrace the city. The city is always alive with constant music festivals, movie nights, walking tours, Ribfest and flea markets. A short drive from Toronto, Port Credit is where people come to escape the hustle and din of the Downtown.
Port Credit lies in the southern part of Mississauga. Mineola to the north, Adamson Estate (Lakeview) to the east, and Shawnmarr Road to the west enclose the city of Port Credit. The southern part of the city is the mouth of Lake Ontario. Lakeshore road is the ‘IT’ part of the city, with bustling stores, hot restaurants and nightclubs. There are tons of activities that happen on the picturesque harbour. The 40 hectares of land along the harbour houses one of the best close-knit communities in Ontario.
According to Areavibes, Port Credit scores 77/100 on the livability score. It is ranked 32 and 1099 out of all neighbourhoods of Mississauga and Ontario, respectively. It ranks 72 and 67 in the livability score in Ontario and Canada, respectively. Port Credit is 97% better than the surrounding area.
Port credit stands in a good position when we talk about amenities. Schools, parks, cafes, grocery stores and hospitals are well within the accessibility range. The overall crime rate of Port Credit is 39% less than the Ontario average and 56% lower than the Canadian average. The cost of living at Port Credit is poor. It is 1% more expensive than Ontario. Housing is one of the factors which makes the cost of living at Port Credit high. The median home value in Port Credit is $920,213. Homeownership is 36% which is 47% lower than the Canadian average.
The following table shows the grades given to the functions of the city of Port Credit.
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As far as education is concerned, the high school graduation percentage is 89% (7% higher than the national average). 34% of Port Credit residents have a Bachelor’s Degree, which is 36% higher than the Canadian average.
Crime in the Port Credit area is 56% less than the national average. Violent crimes in Port Credit are 54% less than the Canadian average. Port Credit is 75% safe than other cities in Ontario. The table showing the crime in Port Credit is given below.
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