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 family-friendly neighbourhood with a diverse community and carefully planned urban design.

Property Pulse

Mainly single detached homes with garage alleyways, some row housing and townhomes.

Community Canvas

A community of families, immigrants from various ethnic backgrounds, and professionals.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks with playgrounds, sports facilities, and a convenient location.

Have a look around Berczy.

Berczy 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 40s, and people in their 50s. The Berczy neighbourhood is in north central Markham, and is named for William Berczy, Markham's founder. It is bounded to the north by Major Mackenzie Drive, to the east by McCowan Road, to the south by 16th Avenue, and to the west by Kennedy Road. A residential neighbourhood, Berczy follows a carefully planned urban design scheme that puts an emphasis on open space, protection of environmentally sensitive areas, and conservation of woodlots. It has mainly single detached homes as well as row housing and townhomes, some with garage alleyways behind the homes. A commercial area lies at the intersection of McCowan and Bur Oak Ave.

People & Families in Berczy

Families with kids make up 69% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 15% of households and 7% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 86 different ethnic origins, and 68% are first-generation immigrants, while 29% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

6,550

Neighbourhood Population

22,622

Household Size

  • 1 person - 6%
  • 2 persons - 19%
  • 3 persons - 25%
  • 4 persons - 30%
  • 5 or more persons - 18%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 6%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 68%
  • Couples without children - 14%
  • Multiple families in household - 8%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 34%
  • 2 children - 36%
  • 3 or more children - 8%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 19%
  • 15 to 64 years - 70%
  • 65 years and over - 9%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Chinese - 74%
  • East Indian - 6%
  • Canadian - 3%
  • Filipino - 2%
  • Sri Lankan - 2%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 23%
  • 45 to 54 years - 34%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 7%
  • 75 to 84 years - 2%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

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

Berczy Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving Berczy. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Berczy

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 13 parks in this neighbourhood, with 45 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

13

Number of Recreation Facilities

45

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 11
  • Rink - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 4
  • Basketball Courts - 9
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 7
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Courts - 3
  • Trails - 7
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Getting Around in Berczy

There are 87 transit stops in Berczy. Rail stations include Centennial GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 34%
  • Commute to another city - 64%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 80%
  • Transit - 17%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 30%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 26%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 23%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 6%

Work and Education in Berczy

In Berczy, 47% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 71% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 9%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 12%
  • $200,000 and over - 10%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 21%
  • Natural and applied sciences and related occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 13%
  • Finance and insurance - 13%
  • Retail trade - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 59% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 35% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Berczy Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Berczy has a consistent population, with 44% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% 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 - 13%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 23%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 4%
  • 3 bedrooms - 38%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 56%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 19%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 41%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 9%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 28%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 92%
  • Renter - 7%
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