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

An appealing and close-knit community with a consistent population, perfect for families and retirees.

Property Pulse

Mostly older, owner-occupied detached homes with spacious interiors and desirable features like walk-in closets.

Community Canvas

A community popular with retirees located on Lake Simcoe.

What You'll Love

Great schools, beautiful parks with playgrounds, skating, and water access, and a friendly atmosphere.

Have a look around Beaverton.

Beaverton has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 50s, people in their 60s, people in their 70s, and people over 80. Beaverton was first settled in 1822. The settlement is located on Lake Simcoe at the mouth of the Beaver River. It was called Calder's Mills (after an early miller), Mill Town and Milton until it was renamed Beaverton when the post office was opened in 1835. As part of the creation of Durham Region in 1974, Beaverton was amalgamated with Thorah Township, the original Brock Township and the Villages of Cannington and Sunderland to create the newly expanded Township of Brock. Today, Beaverton is the largest community in Brock.

People & Families in Beaverton

Families with kids make up 32% of households in Beaverton, while couples without children make up 32% of households and 34% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 31 different ethnic origins, and 9% are first-generation immigrants, while 18% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

760

Neighbourhood Population

1,790

Household Size

  • 1 person - 32%
  • 2 persons - 39%
  • 3 persons - 12%
  • 4 persons - 8%
  • 5 or more persons - 5%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 34%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 31%
  • Couples without children - 32%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 17%
  • 3 or more children - 5%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 13%
  • 15 to 64 years - 54%
  • 65 years and over - 31%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 44%
  • English - 42%
  • Scottish - 32%
  • Irish - 22%
  • German - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 6%
  • 35 to 44 years - 8%
  • 45 to 54 years - 17%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 22%
  • 75 to 84 years - 17%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 8%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 8%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 13%
  • over 70 years - 21%

Beaverton Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 3 public schools and 6 Catholic schools serving Beaverton. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

3

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Beaverton

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Beaverton feature playgrounds for kids, skating, and water access. There are 3 parks in Beaverton, with 25 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 8.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

25

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 4
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Court - 1
  • Volleyball Court - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Beach - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Boating Facility - 1
  • Fairground - 1
  • Fishing Location - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Arts/Performance Facilities - 2
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Getting Around in Beaverton

There are 5 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Beaverton, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 42%
  • Commute to another city - 57%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 87%
  • Transit - 2%
  • Walk/bike - 10%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 10%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 13%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 29%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 35%

Work and Education in Beaverton

In this neighbourhood, 9% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 43% have any postsecondary education. The construction industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 15%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 10%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 9%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 11%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 3%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 8%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 3%
  • $200,000 and over - 1%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 22%
  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Construction - 14%
  • Manufacturing - 11%
  • Retail trade - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 51% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 45% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Beaverton Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 31% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 81%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 15%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 96%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 8%
  • 2 bedrooms - 27%
  • 3 bedrooms - 40%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 22%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 35%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 10%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 9%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 6%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 38%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 73%
  • Renter - 24%

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