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

Bayshore is a family-friendly neighbourhood with access to parks, beaches, and hiking trails.

Property Pulse

Bayshore features mostly detached homes, with a mix of older and newer properties.

Community Canvas

Bayshore is a diverse community with residents of various ethnic backgrounds and ages.

What You'll Love

You'll love the abundance of parks, recreational facilities, and access to Wilkins Beach.

Have a look around Bayshore.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Bayshore is a roughly triangular area in southeast Barrie, with its northeastern tip bordering on the south shore of Kempenfelt Bay, and including Wilkins Beach, a small sandy natural beach. The railway line forms its western border. The area has access to Wilkins Walk, a hiking and walking trail. This residential area includes areas of dense housing of single detached homes, with some parks, as well as Bayshore Estates in the southern part of the area, featuring larger properties and homes, and a large woodlot in the southernmost corner.

People & Families in Bayshore

Families with kids make up 59% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 11% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 51 different ethnic origins, and 13% are first-generation immigrants, while 24% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,200

Neighbourhood Population

3,656

Household Size

  • 1 person - 10%
  • 2 persons - 28%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 25%
  • 5 or more persons - 12%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 10%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 58%
  • Couples without children - 24%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 33%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 70%
  • 65 years and over - 11%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 37%
  • English - 34%
  • Irish - 26%
  • Scottish - 25%
  • German - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 19%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 9%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 9%
  • 40 to 49 years - 15%
  • 50 to 59 years - 18%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 5%

Bayshore Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Bayshore

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids and water access. There are 8 parks in this neighbourhood, with 19 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

8

Number of Recreation Facilities

19

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 6
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Beaches - 2
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Community Garden - 1
  • Trails - 4
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Getting Around in Bayshore

There are 58 transit stops in Bayshore. Rail stations include Barrie South GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 53%
  • Commute to another city - 47%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 92%
  • Transit - 4%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 29%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 10%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 20%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 26%

Work and Education in Bayshore

In this neighbourhood, 23% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 66% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 6%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 15%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 15%
  • $200,000 and over - 9%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 12%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 65% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 28% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Bayshore Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Bayshore has a consistent population, with 28% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 91%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 5%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 6%
  • 3 bedrooms - 36%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 57%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 22%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 13%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 56%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 3%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 95%
  • Renter - 5%

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