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 mix of families and individuals of all ages.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, older houses, spacious interiors, and beautiful natural surroundings.

Community Canvas

Diverse population with residents from various ethnic backgrounds, friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

What You'll Love

Great schools, numerous parks and recreational facilities, and a vibrant, growing community.

Have a look around Mt Albert.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Mount Albert is an exurban community located within the Town of East Gwillimbury and is part of York Region. Housing developments are slowly continuing in the north east and south west quadrants. The downtown area is centred at Centre Street and Main Street. The town itself is bordered on the west by Highway 48, which connects Markham and Beaverton and on the east by Durham Regional Road 31, which serves as a townline between East Gwillimbury and Uxbridge. The Mount Albert Creek passes through Mount Albert. The outlying area is forested mainly by private woodlots and some regionally owned and maintained pine forests while farmlands are found throughout the area.

People & Families in Mt Albert

Families with kids make up 50% of households in Mt Albert, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 22% of households are one person living alone. People in Mt Albert come from 41 different ethnic origins, and 15% are first-generation immigrants, while 20% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

790

Neighbourhood Population

2,121

Household Size

  • 1 person - 21%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 15%
  • 4 persons - 23%
  • 5 or more persons - 9%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 22%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 50%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 24%
  • 2 children - 31%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 68%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 38%
  • Scottish - 31%
  • Canadian - 30%
  • Irish - 30%
  • German - 13%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 16%
  • 45 to 54 years - 26%
  • 55 to 64 years - 17%
  • 65 to 74 years - 14%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 6%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 10%
  • 40 to 49 years - 14%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Mt Albert Schools

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

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Mt Albert

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Mt Albert feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 7 parks in Mt Albert, with 19 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

19

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 5
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • BMX Track - 1
  • Trails - 2
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Mt Albert

There are 0 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Mt Albert, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 15%
  • Commute to another city - 85%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 92%
  • Transit - 2%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 33%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 17%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 16%
  • 60 minutes and over - 19%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 12%

Work and Education in Mt Albert

In Mt Albert, 28% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 70% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 11%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $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 - 14%
  • $200,000 and over - 8%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 18%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 15%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 13%
  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Educational services - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 68% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Mt Albert Homes

In Mt Albert, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 77%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 5%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 13%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 8%
  • 2 bedrooms - 12%
  • 3 bedrooms - 43%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 33%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 23%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 16%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 33%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 4%
  • 1960 or before - 16%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 83%
  • Renter - 17%
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