Neighbourhoods
Unionville

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

Charming village with historic atmosphere, popular with families, known for its restaurants and shops.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, mix of older and newer homes, spacious interiors, and modern kitchens.

Community Canvas

Consistent population, popular with families with teens and people in their 40s, 50s, and 60s.

What You'll Love

Great schools and special programs, numerous parks and recreational facilities, and diverse community.

Have a look around Unionville.

Unionville has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Unionville is a village and surrounding large area in west central Markham. The historic village or downtown section is typical of a small town that developed over a century or so starting in the early 1840s (when Ira White erected his Union Mills) through the middle to late 20th century. Tourism is a major part of Unionville's economy. Main Street Unionville attracts thousands of visitors each year with its old-time atmosphere, and its many restaurants, pubs, and shops, as well as an art gallery and a unique library. Main Street also has a number of "century homes" dating back to the 19th century. Once surrounded by farmlands, the village is now surrounded by upscale suburban housing tracts as well as commercial areas.

People & Families in Unionville

Families with kids make up 56% of households in Unionville, while couples without children make up 23% of households and 14% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 105 different ethnic origins, and 59% are first-generation immigrants, while 26% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

7,640

Neighbourhood Population

22,990

Household Size

  • 1 person - 14%
  • 2 persons - 28%
  • 3 persons - 22%
  • 4 persons - 22%
  • 5 or more persons - 12%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 14%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 55%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

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

Broad Age Ranges

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

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Chinese - 57%
  • English - 10%
  • Scottish - 7%
  • Irish - 7%
  • Canadian - 6%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 5%
  • 35 to 44 years - 12%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 24%
  • 65 to 74 years - 17%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 6%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 13%
  • over 70 years - 10%

Unionville Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 13 public schools, 8 Catholic schools, and 3 private schools serving Unionville. The special programs offered at local schools include Gifted/Talented Program, French Immersion, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Montessori, and Fine Arts.

Public Schools

13

Catholic Schools

8

Private Schools

3

Having Fun in Unionville

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 25 parks in this neighbourhood, with 91 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

25

Number of Recreation Facilities

91

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 13
  • Pool - 1
  • Arena - 1
  • Rinks - 3
  • Tennis Courts - 9
  • Volleyball Courts - 7
  • Basketball Courts - 14
  • Ball Diamonds - 7
  • Sports Fields - 8
  • Community Centres - 5
  • Splash Pads - 3
  • Sports Courts - 4
  • Trails - 12
  • Arts/Performance Facilities - 2
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Unionville

There are 265 transit stops in Unionville. Rail stations include Unionville GO. In Unionville, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 37%
  • Commute to another city - 61%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 81%
  • Transit - 14%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 29%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 24%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 18%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Unionville

In this neighbourhood, 55% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 78% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 11%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 4%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 11%
  • $200,000 and over - 19%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 22%
  • Sales and service occupations - 19%
  • Management occupations - 17%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 18%
  • Finance and insurance - 11%
  • Retail trade - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 53% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 42% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Unionville Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Unionville has a consistent population, with 29% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 11% 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 - 65%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 14%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 16%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 28%
  • Not condominium - 72%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 6%
  • 2 bedrooms - 13%
  • 3 bedrooms - 21%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 58%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 24%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 44%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 14%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 5%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 7%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 1%
  • 1960 or before - 1%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 90%
  • Renter - 9%

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