Cathy Innamorato, B.E.S.

Century 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc. Brokerage
Independently owned and operated

165 Main Street North, Markham, ON L3P 1Y2

Phone: 905-471-2121  Direct:  647-501-7653
ART HOUSE CONDO Markham Where art meets life and living is easy, effortless. It's a home and a destination. Artists and lovers of art will appreciate the rooms dedicated to quench their thirst for their passion. Exquisitely appointed suites. Ideally located across from the GO train. Register Today with your VVIP realtor...Don't you deserve to be at the front of the line?

Markham History and Present


Markham was first surveyed as a township in 1793 by William Berczy.  Soon after, Berczy led 75 German families to Markham township, in the area now known as German Mills.  The first municipal government was structured in 1850 and Markham was incorporated as a town in 1972.  Markham is home to numerous communities (see Markham Communities) and according to the 2006 census, has a  richly diverse demographic which consists of the following:


Demographics - 2006 Census

  • White 34.4%
  • Chinese 34.2%
  • South Asian 17.3%
  • Black 3.1%
  • Filipino 2.8%
  • All Others 8.2%


Markham Immigration Characteristics (2006)

  • Canadian-born population 42.6%
  • Foreign-born population 56.5%
  • Non-permanent residents  0.9%


Markham Population by Religion (2001)

  • Catholic 25.5%
  • Protestant 20.6%
  • Hindu 5.7%
  • Muslim 5.3%
  • Jewish 5.3%
  • Other Christian 4.3%
  • Buddhist 3.4%
  • Sikh 1.6%
  • Other Eastern Religions .2%
  • Other religions  less than 0.1%
  • Non religious affiliation 23.1%


Markham Performing Arts


Markham is home to many performing arts groups, including:


The arts venue is in the 'Markham Theatre for Performing Arts', at the Markham Civic Centre located at Highway 7 and Warden Avenue.



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