The following facts were compiled from Kanetix
- The percentage of drivers in Whitby who have had one or more vehicles stolen within the past 6 years: 0.43%
- The percentage of people in Whitby who lease their vehicle: 9.83%
- The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Whitby, for drivers who lease: $2259
- The percentage of drivers in Whitby who have had accidents within the past 6 years: 10.31%
- The average yearly price of vehicle insurance in Whitby for drivers who have had one or more vehicles stolen within the past six years: $1662
Whitby has an approximate population of 116,000 people and it is located on the North Shore of Lake Ontario and just east of Toronto. The motto of the town is "The Heart of the Region".
Settlement of the region began around 1800 and the area sprouted a downtown in 1836 through the efforts of Peter Perry who was Whitby's founder. One of the most significant buildings of the town is Trafalgar Castle School. It was founded in 1874 as a private girls school however it was first a private residence for the Sheriff of Ontario County and it was completed in 1862.
Sir William Stevenson, aka "The Man Called Intrepid", established a secret spy training facility in Whitby, during WWII called Camp X. The buildings have been demolished but the site is marked by a monument.
Today, Whitby's residents commute in large numbers, to jobs in Toronto and to General Motors Canada in Oshawa. Other employers of the town include: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Automodular Assemblies, Lear Corporation, Johnson Controls, Patheon, BMW, a large LCBO warehouse, a Sobeys retail support centre, and a steel mill operated by Gerdau Ameristeel.
The largest minor sports centre in North America is located in Whitby - the Iroquois Sports Complex. The complex houses the Whitby Sports Hall of Fame, a soccer pitch, a skate park, five baseball diamonds, tennis courts, an Olympic sized swimming pool and six ice pads.
Whitby as a city has a smaller population than many other Canadian cities and as such there are relatively fewer cars and fewer accidents than one would find in more populated areas. This may mean that Whitby residents might pay relatively less for their car insurance than people might pay when living in more populated centres. Here at Kanetix, we can offer you a quick and easy way to get free, personalized auto insurance quotes from the top insurance companies in Canada. Stop paying too much for your insurance. Enter your postal code and find the best Ontario auto insurance premiums
*60% of Kanetix customers in Ontario who participated in the survey said Kanetix helped them identify an average savings amount of $776.58 (December 1, 2015 - February 29, 2016) on their car insurance. The cited amount represents the average difference between the best quote obtained at www.kanetix.ca and the current premium amount of participants in the survey. The savings amount varies by individual and does not constitute a guarantee; in each individual case, the difference may be smaller or greater than the savings amount cited.
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Customer 22, WHITBY, ON
2000, VOLKSWAGEN, GOLF 4DR HATCHBACK
Customer 24, WHITBY, ON
|Dominion of Canada||$1865|
|Range of top quotes||$403|
2006, DODGE, CHARGER 4DR
Customer 52, WHITBY, ON
|Range of top quotes||$595|
2014, TOYOTA, COROLLA S 4DR
Customer 56, WHITBY, ON
|Range of top quotes||$459|
2008, FORD, F150 XLT SUPERCAB 4WD
Customer 29, WHITBY, ON
|Dominion of Canada||$2201|
|Range of top quotes||$1248|
2012, CHEVROLET, CRUZE LT TURBO 4DR
Customer 39, WHITBY, ON
|Dominion of Canada||$1991|
|Range of top quotes||$857|
2010, MAZDA, MAZDA3 GS 4DR
Customer 78, WHITBY, ON
|Range of top quotes||$948|
2016, VOLKSWAGEN, TIGUAN 2.0 TSI 4DR AWD
|Range of top quotes||$401|
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