Neighbourhood Guide

Cobban

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.

Cobban has a dynamic population, and is popular with recent immigrants, families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, families with teens, people in their 30s, and people in their 40s. The Cobban area is in southeast Milton on rural lands and is slated for development of townhouse complexes and single-detached homes. Sixteen Mile Creek flows through this area.

People & Families in Cobban

Families with kids make up 68% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 16% of households and 7% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 75 different ethnic origins, and 52% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

880

Neighbourhood Population

3,129

Household Size

  • 1 person - 7%
  • 2 persons - 20%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 26%
  • 5 or more persons - 24%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 7%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 68%
  • Couples without children - 15%
  • Multiple families in household - 6%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 33%
  • 3 or more children - 18%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 29%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 4%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 14%
  • Canadian - 12%
  • Pakistani - 11%
  • English - 9%
  • Polish - 6%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 21%
  • 35 to 44 years - 35%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 10%
  • 65 to 74 years - 3%
  • 75 to 84 years - 1%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 10%
  • 5 to 9 years - 11%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 20%
  • 40 to 49 years - 17%
  • 50 to 59 years - 7%
  • 60 to 69 years - 4%
  • over 70 years - 1%

Cobban Schools

This neighbourhood has great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, French Immersion, Gifted/Talented Program, and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

4

Getting Around in Cobban

There are 6 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 16%
  • Commute to another city - 82%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 84%
  • Transit - 12%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 21%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 29%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 14%
  • 60 minutes and over - 22%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 12%

Work and Education in Cobban

In this neighbourhood, 51% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 81% have any postsecondary education. The finance and insurance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 5%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 3%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 20%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 13%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 13%
  • $200,000 and over - 6%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 20%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Management occupations - 14%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Finance and insurance - 13%
  • Educational services - 12%
  • Retail trade - 12%

Employment

  • Employed - 71% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 23% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Cobban Homes

In Cobban, there are mostly detached and semi-detached homes. This neighbourhood has a dynamic population, with 61% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 24% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 57%
  • Semi-detached house - 16%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 25%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 6%
  • 3 bedrooms - 45%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 46%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 0%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 3%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 48%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 47%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 87%
  • Renter - 12%

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