Neighbourhoods
Cannington

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 close-knit community with a small-town feel, perfect for families and people of all ages.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, older construction, with spacious interiors and charming features.

Community Canvas

A community popular with families and young professionals.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks for outdoor activities, and a peaceful, family-friendly atmosphere.

Have a look around Cannington.

This neighbourhood has a consistent 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 50s. Part of the original Brock Township, Cannington was first settled in 1833. It was originally known as McCaskill's Mills after a local mill-owning family. When Durham Region was created in 1974, Cannington was amalgamated with the original Brock Township, Thorah Township and the Village of Beaverton to create the newly expanded Township of Brock. The community serves as a service centre for the surrounding rural area.

People & Families in Cannington

Families with kids make up 44% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 29% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 24 different ethnic origins, and 8% are first-generation immigrants, while 17% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

385

Neighbourhood Population

961

Household Size

  • 1 person - 28%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 13%
  • 5 or more persons - 10%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 28%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 44%
  • Couples without children - 22%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 33%
  • 2 children - 19%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 23%
  • 15 to 64 years - 60%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 41%
  • Canadian - 37%
  • Scottish - 29%
  • Irish - 29%
  • French - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 17%
  • 35 to 44 years - 14%
  • 45 to 54 years - 19%
  • 55 to 64 years - 18%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 7%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 8%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 13%
  • 40 to 49 years - 10%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 8%

Cannington Schools

This neighbourhood has great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 4 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving Cannington. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

4

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Cannington

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Cannington feature playgrounds for kids and skating. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 14 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 14.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

14

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Arts/Performance Facilities - 2
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Getting Around in Cannington

There are 3 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 23%
  • Commute to another city - 75%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 91%
  • Transit - 0%
  • Walk/bike - 9%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 16%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 20%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 14%
  • 60 minutes and over - 29%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 18%

Work and Education in Cannington

In Cannington, 15% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 58% have any postsecondary education. The construction industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 18%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 5%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 9%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 7%
  • $200,000 and over - 3%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 24%
  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Construction - 17%
  • Health care and social assistance - 11%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 56% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 36% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Cannington Homes

In Cannington, there are mostly detached homes. Cannington has a consistent population, with 35% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 6% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 71%
  • Semi-detached house - 2%
  • Duplex - 9%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 18%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 100%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 14%
  • 2 bedrooms - 22%
  • 3 bedrooms - 44%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 17%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 28%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 5%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 4%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 54%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 74%
  • Renter - 26%

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