Community Profile

Fast facts

  • Population: 10,631
  • Total Area: 331.2 km2
  • Private Dwellings: 7,008
  • Population Density: 32.1/km2

Population and demographics

We are home to approximately 10,600 full-time residents, and welcome an influx of campers and cottagers in the summer months who call Lambton Shores their home away from home. Our residents include young families, retirees, and everyone in between.

You can find the most recent demographic information for Lambton Shores in the 2016 Statistics Canada Census Information.


Map of Lambton Shores

We are conveniently located close to London and Sarnia and Highway 402 is easily accessible. We cover approximately 331 square-kilometers in northeast Lambton County along the shores of Lake Huron.

Major economic sectors

Tourism, agriculture and manufacturing are the leading drivers of our economy.

The beaches, forests and natural attractions in our area, in addition to our picturesque communities attract tens of thousands of tourists each year. Compared to the provincial average, we have a higher than average number of firms in the arts, entertainment and recreation sector, as well as the accommodation and food services sector.

We have a heavy concentration of businesses in the agriculture sector. Our major agriculture sub-sectors include:

  • Soybeans
  • Wheat
  • Corn
  • Potatoes
  • Beef and dairy cattle
  • Hogs/pigs

The manufacturing sector also plays a large role in our community, with several businesses involved in food and beverage, chemical and plastics, and equipment manufacturing.

You can find additional demographic and economic profile information in the 2017 Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Strategic Plan Lambton Shores Profile.


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