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 family-friendly neighbourhood with a mix of older and newer homes, surrounded by nature.

Property Pulse

Homes in Heart Lake East are a mix of single detached, semi-detached, and townhomes.

Community Canvas

Heart Lake East is a diverse community with residents from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Close proximity to schools, shopping centres, parks, and the Heart Lake Conservation Area.

Have a look around Heart Lake East.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 30s, and people in their 50s. Heart Lake East is in north Brampton, to the south and west of Heart Lake and the Heart Lake Conservation Area. This residential neighborhood features schools, walking/biking trails, natural, wooded areas, and a golf course. It is also close to the Heart Lake Town Centre shopping centre and the Trinity Common Mall, and to the Heart Lake Bus Terminal. It has easy access to Highway 410. Homes in Heart Lake East are from the late 1990s, with ongoing development. Housing is a mix of 2-storey single detached homes, semi-detached homes, and townhomes.

People & Families in Heart Lake East

Families with kids make up 59% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 21% of households and 11% of households are one person living alone. People in Heart Lake East come from 100 different ethnic origins, and 42% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,825

Neighbourhood Population

9,191

Household Size

  • 1 person - 11%
  • 2 persons - 25%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 24%
  • 5 or more persons - 17%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 11%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 59%
  • Couples without children - 20%
  • Multiple families in household - 7%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 30%
  • 2 children - 30%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 10%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 16%
  • English - 16%
  • East Indian - 16%
  • Irish - 12%
  • Scottish - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 18%
  • 45 to 54 years - 26%
  • 55 to 64 years - 24%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 4%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 13%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 3%

Heart Lake East Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools and 6 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Gifted/Talented Program, Vocational, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Heart Lake East

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Heart Lake East feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 9 parks in Heart Lake East, with 34 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

9

Number of Recreation Facilities

34

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 9
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamonds - 8
  • Sports Fields - 5
  • Track - 1
  • Golf Course - 1
  • Sports Courts - 4
  • Country Club - 1
  • Trails - 3
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Getting Around in Heart Lake East

There are 84 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Heart Lake East, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 37%
  • Commute to another city - 62%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 11%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 31%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 26%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 16%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 11%

Work and Education in Heart Lake East

In this neighbourhood, 25% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 60% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 4%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 15%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 13%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 21%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 19%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 18%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 13%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Transportation and warehousing - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 66% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 28% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Heart Lake East Homes

In Heart Lake East, there are a mix of home types. Heart Lake East 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 - 56%
  • Semi-detached house - 10%
  • Duplex - 6%
  • Row house - 23%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 2%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 3%
  • Not condominium - 95%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 49%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 44%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 29%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 38%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 14%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 7%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 6%
  • 1960 or before - 1%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 89%
  • Renter - 11%
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