How Barrie Taxes Compare

Barrie taxes are very comparable to other municipalities. In fact, Barrie taxes are in the lower end of other major southern Ontario municipalities. Taxes paid for services provided by the City are comparable to other household expenses.

Other Municipalities

According to the 2021 BMA Municipal Study, average property taxes for a single family home (detached bungalow) in Barrie were $3,962. Here’s how that number compares to property taxes paid by a similar home in Ontario municipalities with populations over 100,000:

Residential Comparison: Detached Bungalow |  Municipalities with populations greater than 100,000 |  Source: 2021 BMA Municipal Study (page 308).

Other property categories for municipalities with populations greater than 100,000, and Barrie’s position:

  • 2-Storey Home: ~$436 lower than the average (pg. 314)
  • Senior Executive: ~$624 lower than the average (pg. 320)
  • Multi-Residential Walk-ups: ~$177 lower than the average (pg. 328)
  • Multi-Residential/High Rise: ~$109 lower than the average (pg. 333)
Municipality2021 Property Taxes
Markham$6,643
Toronto (South)    $6,093
Mississauga$5,142
Toronto (North)$5,040
Oakville$4,911
Vaughan$4,883
Whitby    $4,875
Ajax$4,765
Oshawa$4,739
Hamilton$4,444
Brampton    $4,363
Ottawa​$4,359
Burlington$4,210
​St. Catharines    ​$4,135   
​Toronto (West)    ​$4,053
Barrie$3,962
Thunder Bay    $3,955
Guelph$3,933
London$3,880
Brantford$3,813
Milton$3,810
Kingston$3,782
Clarington$3,737
Cambridge$3,717
Kitchener$3,600
Waterloo$3,543
Toronto (East)$3,525
Greater Sudbury$3,453
Windsor$3,444
Chatham-Kent$3,262
Average$4,269