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

Bram West is a vibrant neighbourhood with a dynamic population and a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Homes in Bram West are mostly detached, with newer construction, spacious interiors, and attractive features like open concept layouts.

Community Canvas

Bram West is home to families with kids of all ages, young professionals, and a multicultural population with a strong sense of pride.

What You'll Love

You'll love the great schools, parks, and recreational facilities in Bram West, as well as the diverse and welcoming community.

Have a look around Bram West.

This neighbourhood has a dynamic 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. The Bram West neighbourhood is a large area in southwest Brampton, with the Credit River forming the northern boundary. Much of the area is natural and forested, along the banks of the Credit River. Land use within this natural area is mainly recreational, including Eldorado Park, Camp Naivelt and the Lionhead Golf and Country Club. Surrounding the natural areas are residential areas, of both recent, low-to-medium density housing as well as older housing on larger lots with established trees. Vacant land is proposed for further residential development.

People & Families in Bram West

Families with kids make up 63% of households in Bram West, while couples without children make up 15% of households and 9% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 122 different ethnic origins, and 58% are first-generation immigrants, while 33% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,815

Neighbourhood Population

17,915

Household Size

  • 1 person - 8%
  • 2 persons - 17%
  • 3 persons - 18%
  • 4 persons - 28%
  • 5 or more persons - 26%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 8%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 63%
  • Couples without children - 15%
  • Multiple families in household - 11%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 25%
  • 2 children - 35%
  • 3 or more children - 13%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 21%
  • 15 to 64 years - 69%
  • 65 years and over - 8%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 39%
  • Pakistani - 6%
  • Canadian - 5%
  • Polish - 5%
  • English - 5%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 12%
  • 35 to 44 years - 27%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 8%
  • 75 to 84 years - 1%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 7%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 15%
  • 40 to 49 years - 14%
  • 50 to 59 years - 12%
  • 60 to 69 years - 7%
  • over 70 years - 3%

Bram West Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools, 6 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving Bram West. The special programs offered at local schools include Montessori, International Baccalaureate, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

6

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Bram West

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 13 parks in this neighbourhood, with 20 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 1.

Number of Parks

13

Number of Recreation Facilities

20

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 10
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Golf Courses - 3
  • Country Club - 1
  • Trails - 2
  • Gyms - 2
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Getting Around in Bram West

There are 283 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Meadowvale GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute to another city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 25%
  • Commute to another city - 73%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 12%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 36%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 15%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 12%

Work and Education in Bram West

In Bram West, 47% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 74% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 3%
  • $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 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 15%
  • $200,000 and over - 14%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 21%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 19%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 12%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Transportation and warehousing - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 66% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Bram West Homes

In Bram West, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a dynamic population, with 55% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 17% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 64%
  • Semi-detached house - 9%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 20%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 4%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 6%
  • Not condominium - 93%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 2%
  • 2 bedrooms - 4%
  • 3 bedrooms - 27%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 64%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 2%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 25%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 29%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 36%
  • 1960 or before - 3%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 86%
  • Renter - 13%
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