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 peaceful, family-friendly neighbourhood with a mix of rural charm and modern amenities.

Property Pulse

Detached homes with a mix of older and newer construction, spacious interiors, and mature trees.

Community Canvas

A diverse community of families, professionals, and retirees, with a strong sense of belonging.

What You'll Love

Great schools, abundant parks and recreational facilities, and a close-knit community.

Have a look around Rural King.

Rural King has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Rural King is a large area which includes the Cold Creek Conservation Area. There are many small villages and farms within Rural King.

People & Families in Rural King

Families with kids make up 50% of households in Rural King, while couples without children make up 29% of households and 14% of households are one person living alone. People in Rural King come from 92 different ethnic origins, and 26% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,150

Neighbourhood Population

9,409

Household Size

  • 1 person - 14%
  • 2 persons - 32%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 20%
  • 5 or more persons - 15%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 14%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 49%
  • Couples without children - 28%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 23%
  • 2 children - 25%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 16%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Italian - 25%
  • English - 23%
  • Canadian - 19%
  • Irish - 15%
  • Scottish - 14%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 5%
  • 35 to 44 years - 13%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 27%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 7%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 9%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 18%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 8%

Rural King Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 17 public schools, 18 Catholic schools, and 2 private schools serving Rural King. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, Advanced Placement, and Christian.

Public Schools

17

Catholic Schools

18

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in Rural King

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, skating, and nature parks. There are 14 parks in this neighbourhood, with 33 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

14

Number of Recreation Facilities

33

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Pool - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 6
  • Golf Courses - 7
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
  • Driving Range - 1
  • Climbing Wall - 1
  • Country Club - 1
  • Campground - 1
  • Trails - 8
  • Nature Centre - 1
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Getting Around in Rural King

There are 787 transit stops in Rural King. Rail stations include King City GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 15%
  • Commute to another city - 83%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 89%
  • Transit - 6%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 24%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 16%
  • 60 minutes and over - 17%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 15%

Work and Education in Rural King

In this neighbourhood, 33% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 66% have any postsecondary education. The construction industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 5%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 11%
  • $200,000 and over - 25%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Management occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Sales and service occupations - 17%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Construction - 15%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 10%
  • Health care and social assistance - 7%

Employment

  • Employed - 64% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 32% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rural King Homes

In Rural King, there are mostly detached homes. Rural King has a consistent population, with 36% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 93%
  • Semi-detached house - 2%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 2%
  • 2 bedrooms - 11%
  • 3 bedrooms - 34%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 50%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 24%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 11%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 7%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 6%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 8%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 14%
  • 1960 or before - 27%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 87%
  • Renter - 12%
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