Neighbourhoods
Rouge Fairways

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 strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Large, single detached homes with a mix of older and newer construction.

Community Canvas

A diverse community of families, immigrants, and professionals in various industries.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks with playgrounds, and a variety of recreational facilities.

Have a look around Rouge Fairways.

Rouge Fairways has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. The Rouge Fairways neighbourhood is in southeast Markham, bordered largely by the Rouge River, and Markham Rd on the west, and golf course lands to the south, as well as north of the Rouge boundary. It is a newer, planned development with large, single detached homes.

People & Families in Rouge Fairways

Families with kids make up 68% of households in Rouge Fairways, while couples without children make up 16% of households and 6% of households are one person living alone. People in Rouge Fairways come from 30 different ethnic origins, and 60% are first-generation immigrants, while 36% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

250

Neighbourhood Population

893

Household Size

  • 1 person - 6%
  • 2 persons - 20%
  • 3 persons - 24%
  • 4 persons - 28%
  • 5 or more persons - 24%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 6%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 68%
  • Couples without children - 16%
  • Multiple families in household - 10%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 34%
  • 3 or more children - 13%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 11%
  • 15 to 64 years - 75%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Chinese - 23%
  • East Indian - 23%
  • Pakistani - 9%
  • Italian - 7%
  • Spanish - 5%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 0%
  • 35 to 44 years - 13%
  • 45 to 54 years - 29%
  • 55 to 64 years - 33%
  • 65 to 74 years - 7%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 2%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 8%
  • 20 to 29 years - 18%
  • 30 to 39 years - 7%
  • 40 to 49 years - 10%
  • 50 to 59 years - 20%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Rouge Fairways Schools

Rouge Fairways has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving Rouge Fairways. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Rouge Fairways

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 2 parks in this neighbourhood, with 12 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 6.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

12

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 3
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trails - 2
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Getting Around in Rouge Fairways

There are 31 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In Rouge Fairways, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 28%
  • Commute to another city - 70%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 86%
  • Transit - 9%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 35%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 20%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 20%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 11%

Work and Education in Rouge Fairways

In Rouge Fairways, 49% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 75% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 8%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 2%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 8%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 18%
  • $200,000 and over - 18%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 24%
  • Sales and service occupations - 20%
  • Management occupations - 20%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 14%
  • Retail trade - 14%
  • Educational services - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 62% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 32% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rouge Fairways Homes

In Rouge Fairways, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 14% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 4% 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 - 96%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 100%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 9%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 90%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 4%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 8%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 88%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 98%
  • Renter - 0%

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