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 welcoming neighbourhood with a mix of older and newer homes.

Property Pulse

Homes in Brampton West feature finished basements, open concepts, and stainless steel appliances.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community with residents from diverse ethnic backgrounds and a strong sense of pride.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks, recreational facilities, and proximity to schools make this neighbourhood family-friendly.

Have a look around Brampton West.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. The Brampton West neighbourhood is west as it relates to Downtown Brampton, which is bordered by Brampton North, East, South, and West. The southerly part of this neighbourhood is older, with mature trees, and with homes developed generally around the 1960s, and in varied styles. In the northern part, homes are generally from around the 1980s, larger, and on narrower lots. Housing is a mix of single detached homes, semi-detached homes, townhomes, and low-rise and high-rise apartments. The neighbourhood is a mix of residential and commercial areas. A railway line runs north–south through roughly the centre of the neighbourhood. Brampton West features a number of sports fields, parklands, trails, and a recreation centre.

People & Families in Brampton West

Families with kids make up 56% of households in Brampton West, while couples without children make up 19% of households and 15% of households are one person living alone. People in Brampton West come from 130 different ethnic origins, and 44% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,710

Neighbourhood Population

14,691

Household Size

  • 1 person - 15%
  • 2 persons - 26%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 20%
  • 5 or more persons - 16%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 15%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 55%
  • Couples without children - 18%
  • Multiple families in household - 7%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 31%
  • 2 children - 28%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 18%
  • 15 to 64 years - 69%
  • 65 years and over - 12%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 16%
  • English - 13%
  • Jamaican - 12%
  • East Indian - 12%
  • Portuguese - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 12%
  • 35 to 44 years - 18%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 21%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 4%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 6%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 13%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 4%

Brampton West Schools

Brampton West has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools, 8 Catholic schools, and 2 private schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Islamic, and Montessori.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

8

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in Brampton West

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Brampton West feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 16 parks in Brampton West, with 57 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

16

Number of Recreation Facilities

57

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 15
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pool - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamonds - 12
  • Sports Fields - 12
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Trails - 5
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
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Getting Around in Brampton West

There are 147 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Brampton GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 39%
  • Commute to another city - 59%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 82%
  • Transit - 15%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 32%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 17%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 12%

Work and Education in Brampton West

In this neighbourhood, 20% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 56% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 7%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 8%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 9%
  • $200,000 and over - 3%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 24%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 20%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 20%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 13%
  • Retail trade - 11%
  • Transportation and warehousing - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 63% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 30% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Brampton West Homes

In Brampton West, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 34% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 11% 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 - 54%
  • Semi-detached house - 9%
  • Duplex - 7%
  • Row house - 18%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 4%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 5%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 9%
  • Not condominium - 91%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 5%
  • 2 bedrooms - 9%
  • 3 bedrooms - 51%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 33%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 17%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 31%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 34%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 6%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 7%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 78%
  • Renter - 20%
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