Population: 30,180 (2016)
LaSalle is a quaint bedroom community to the City of Windsor and has been ranked as the 8th best place to live in Ontario by MoneySense magazine in "Canada's Best Places to Live 2017". LaSalle, along with Windsor, is the oldest French settlement area in Southwestern Ontario, and the oldest continually inhabited European settlement in Canada west of the Quebec border. Located just minutes outside of the City, LaSalle has one of the hottest housing markets in the entire Windsor and Essex region bolstered by popular suburbs, new home development and high demand which have encouraged the municipality to develop an updated Economic Development Strategic Plan to keep up with the towns desire and plans for future growth. It’s one of the most popular places to build in the area with the town reporting an average annual growth rate varying between 2.5 to 4%. Lasalle has a very skilled workforce with 1/5th of all residents who hold a university degree. The standard of living in Lasalle is very high with a median income of $108,000. The town features organized sports and service clubs, family friendly festivals, parks, waterfront amenities, schools, healthcare and shopping conveniences and locally owned restaurants and bars to frequent. LaSalle also has its own small, but growing bicycle trail network, the "LaSalle Trail", which links up to neighbouring Windsor's "Windsor Trail" network, allowing people to ride all the way to Windsor's Riverfront Trail. “Healthy, Vibrant and Caring”, the town offers plenty to do and plenty of opportunity for those who call LaSalle home.
Some Things in LaSalle That You Won’t Want to Miss:
Parks: There are more than 30 parks in LaSalle that offer a variety of activities. Featuring open play spaces, play equipment and even a picnic table to enjoy a quiet afternoon.
LaSalle Strawberry Festival: Featuring a carnival, fireworks over the Detroit River, parade, entertainment and local strawberries.
Craft Beer Festival: Featuring craft beer, food trucks, entertainment, and games. As well as an annual 5K Beer Run.
Vollmer Culture & Recreation Complex: A place for the people of LaSalle to gather for sports, exercise, meetings and fun. Featuring a skateboard park, splash pad and outdoor amphitheatre.
LaSalle Trails: There are more than 25km of paved trails in LaSalle. There are lots of animal and plant species to discover along the way.
Essex Golf & Country Club: A premier private club providing its members and guests with exceptional golf, dining and social facilities and activities.