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Welcome to Omemee, the early childhood home of Neil Young and the passageway of travellers exploring the beautiful Kawartha Lakes. Explore the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail and the historic Doube's Trestle Bridge, located just 7km from the downtown core. 

Omemee’s economy is supported by the town’s population as well as seasonal residents and retirement communities in the surrounding area. These individuals are down-to-earth with country traditions who enjoy old-fashioned pursuits like gardening, boating, and swimming. Their deep roots in the land make them uniquely connected to the region and supportive of local businesses, both new and old.

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Carlie Arbour

Economic Development Officer - Community
705-324-9411 extension 1396

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Community Profile

A rural, skilled trade community that works hard / plays hard and spends their leisure time close to home and nature.

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In Store Shopping

In almost every category, residents prefer to shop in person. Smart retailers can leverage this and create in store experiences and offers that increase average transaction size and value.

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Bundle for the win

Households in Omemee spend more on meat, tobacco, and alcohol than other similar communities. Where possible, bundling these products into offers will create a competitive advantage.

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Micro-target your marketing

Over 30% of main street visitors arrive from Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough, meaning you don't need to go far to find new customers.

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Click to Download the Downtown Omemee Community Profile PDF

The Omemee Downtown Community Profile equips you with the information you need to decide if this is the right location for your investment. The profile offers information on buyer personas, demographics, and psychographics, with a focus on the mainstreet of Omemee and a 15 minute-walk radius of this area.

Learn more about the financial habits and spending trends of these residents, including media behaviours, online shopping attitudes, behaviours, and store loyalties to give you more insight into whether this is the right location for your business.

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Omemee's main street presents a beautiful historical facade. The community is conveniently located right on the water with a dynamic downtown and a deep musical history.

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