Neighbourhoods
Northeast Ajax

In this Neighbourhood Guide, you'll find out more about the people who live here as well as the schools, parks and recreation facilities, homes, and more.

Neighbourhood Vibe

A diverse and family-friendly neighbourhood with great schools, parks, and recreational facilities.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, with newer construction and attractive features like open concept layouts and finished basements.

Community Canvas

A culturally diverse community with a mix of families, young professionals, and retirees.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks and recreational facilities, excellent schools, and the family-friendly atmosphere.

Have a look around Northeast Ajax.

Northeast Ajax has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, families with teens, people in their 30s, and people in their 40s. Northeast Ajax is comprised of several smaller communities. The residential area of Audley North is a fast-growing, culturally diverse community made up mainly of families. The majority of homes are detached, and built in the early 2000s. Deer Creek has a residential area located on Buggey Lane and Bunhill Court, and there are some homes and businesses in other parts of the area, but the region is largely green space. The Salem Heights neighbourhood is in north central Ajax, in an area defined to the west and south by the Canadian Pacific Railway line. The area comprises newer residential developments, with commercial areas in the north, along Taunton Rd. To the east, Carruthers Creek forms the boundary between Salem Heights and Audley North.

People & Families in Northeast Ajax

Families with kids make up 71% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 12% of households and 6% of households are one person living alone. People in Northeast Ajax come from 119 different ethnic origins, and 51% are first-generation immigrants, while 39% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,450

Neighbourhood Population

16,892

Household Size

  • 1 person - 6%
  • 2 persons - 15%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 30%
  • 5 or more persons - 28%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 6%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 70%
  • Couples without children - 12%
  • Multiple families in household - 9%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 35%
  • 3 or more children - 19%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 27%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 6%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 17%
  • Jamaican - 12%
  • Sri Lankan - 12%
  • Filipino - 10%
  • Canadian - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 13%
  • 35 to 44 years - 39%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 14%
  • 65 to 74 years - 5%
  • 75 to 84 years - 1%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 8%
  • 5 to 9 years - 10%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 18%
  • 40 to 49 years - 16%
  • 50 to 59 years - 9%
  • 60 to 69 years - 5%
  • over 70 years - 1%

Northeast Ajax Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools, 5 Catholic schools, and 4 private schools serving Northeast Ajax. The special programs offered at local schools include Christian, French Immersion, Advanced Placement, Montessori, Islamic, and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

5

Private Schools

4

Having Fun in Northeast Ajax

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Northeast Ajax feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 21 parks in Northeast Ajax, with 53 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

21

Number of Recreation Facilities

53

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 18
  • Pools - 2
  • Tennis Court - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 7
  • Ball Diamonds - 6
  • Sports Fields - 8
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Golf Course - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Trails - 3
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Northeast Ajax

There are 74 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 15%
  • Commute to another city - 84%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 77%
  • Transit - 20%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 19%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 23%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 16%
  • 60 minutes and over - 31%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 9%

Work and Education in Northeast Ajax

In this neighbourhood, 37% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 71% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 1%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 16%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 12%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 15%
  • $200,000 and over - 9%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 12%
  • Finance and insurance - 11%
  • Retail trade - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 68% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 25% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Northeast Ajax Homes

In Northeast Ajax, there are mostly detached homes. Northeast Ajax has a consistent population, with 49% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 9% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 77%
  • Semi-detached house - 13%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 8%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 33%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 63%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 16%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 59%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 21%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 95%
  • Renter - 5%

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