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 vibrant and diverse community with a mix of families and professionals.

Property Pulse

Detached homes, townhomes, and condos with modern finishes and attractive features.

Community Canvas

A dynamic population with a mix of different ethnicities and a strong sense of community.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and easy access to commuter highways.

Have a look around Alton.

Alton 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. Alton, or Alton Village, is a newer neighbourhood in north Burlington. Homes are a mix of detached, townhomes, and condominiums, and residents enjoy easy access to commuter highways.

People & Families in Alton

Families with kids make up 68% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 16% of households and 10% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 117 different ethnic origins, and 42% are first-generation immigrants, while 31% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,115

Neighbourhood Population

10,637

Household Size

  • 1 person - 10%
  • 2 persons - 18%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 31%
  • 5 or more persons - 18%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 10%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 68%
  • Couples without children - 15%
  • Multiple families in household - 4%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 24%
  • 2 children - 38%
  • 3 or more children - 14%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 29%
  • 15 to 64 years - 64%
  • 65 years and over - 5%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 16%
  • East Indian - 14%
  • Canadian - 12%
  • Irish - 11%
  • Scottish - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 17%
  • 35 to 44 years - 39%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 8%
  • 65 to 74 years - 4%
  • 75 to 84 years - 0%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 10%
  • 5 to 9 years - 11%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 7%
  • 30 to 39 years - 20%
  • 40 to 49 years - 18%
  • 50 to 59 years - 8%
  • 60 to 69 years - 4%
  • over 70 years - 1%

Alton Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 9 public schools and 7 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement and French Immersion.

Public Schools

9

Catholic Schools

7

Having Fun in Alton

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and dog parks. There are 4 parks in Alton, with 25 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 6.

Number of Parks

4

Number of Recreation Facilities

25

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 4
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 4
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Parks - 2
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trails - 2
  • Gyms - 4
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Getting Around in Alton

There are 80 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 - 31%
  • Commute to another city - 67%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 86%
  • Transit - 10%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 33%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 19%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 18%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 17%

Work and Education in Alton

In Alton, 54% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 82% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 2%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 2%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 2%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 15%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 13%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 19%
  • $200,000 and over - 14%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 19%
  • Management occupations - 17%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 12%
  • Educational services - 10%
  • Retail trade - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 72% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 22% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Alton Homes

In Alton, there are mostly detached homes. Alton has a dynamic population, with 55% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 14% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 62%
  • Semi-detached house - 16%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 12%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 6%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 13%
  • Not condominium - 86%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 4%
  • 2 bedrooms - 5%
  • 3 bedrooms - 34%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 55%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 0%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 3%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 66%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 29%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 87%
  • Renter - 12%

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