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 diverse and family-friendly neighbourhood with great schools, parks, and recreational facilities.

Property Pulse

Mostly older homes, with a mix of detached, row houses, and low-rise apartments.

Community Canvas

A community with a mix of age groups and ethnic origins, and a strong sense of family.

What You'll Love

Quick access to major roads, great schools, and a variety of recreational facilities.

Have a look around Mountainside.

Mountainside 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. Located in Burlington's north end, Mountainside offers a variety of home options and residents enjoy quick access to major roads including Brant Street and QEW.

People & Families in Mountainside

Families with kids make up 46% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 27% of households and 22% of households are one person living alone. People in Mountainside come from 85 different ethnic origins, and 18% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,240

Neighbourhood Population

8,420

Household Size

  • 1 person - 21%
  • 2 persons - 36%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 16%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 21%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 45%
  • Couples without children - 26%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 30%
  • 2 children - 24%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 67%
  • 65 years and over - 15%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 33%
  • Canadian - 29%
  • Irish - 24%
  • Scottish - 23%
  • German - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 16%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 21%
  • 55 to 64 years - 20%
  • 65 to 74 years - 12%
  • 75 to 84 years - 8%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

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

Mountainside Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 5 public schools, 4 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Fine Arts, Advanced Placement, and Christian.

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

4

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Mountainside

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Mountainside feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 7 parks in this neighbourhood, with 32 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

32

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 7
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pools - 2
  • Arena - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 3
  • Ball Diamonds - 4
  • Sports Fields - 6
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pads - 2
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trail - 1
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Getting Around in Mountainside

There are 98 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Burlington GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 47%
  • Commute to another city - 52%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 87%
  • Transit - 8%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 32%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 17%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 27%

Work and Education in Mountainside

In Mountainside, 21% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 60% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 6%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 5%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 9%
  • $200,000 and over - 4%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 14%
  • Manufacturing - 11%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 67% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 28% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Mountainside Homes

In Mountainside, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 34% 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 - 60%
  • Semi-detached house - 4%
  • Duplex - 4%
  • Row house - 26%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 4%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 1%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 14%
  • Not condominium - 85%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 3%
  • 2 bedrooms - 14%
  • 3 bedrooms - 54%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 26%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 55%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 3%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 2%
  • 1960 or before - 35%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 77%
  • Renter - 22%
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