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 convenient access to amenities and transportation.

Property Pulse

Homes range from condos to single-detached houses, with attractive features like stainless steel appliances and walk-in closets.

Community Canvas

Dempsey is a vibrant community with residents from diverse ethnic backgrounds and a strong sense of family and community.

What You'll Love

You'll love the great schools, numerous parks and recreational facilities, and the variety of housing options in Dempsey.

Have a look around Dempsey.

This neighbourhood 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 30s, and people in their 40s. The Dempsey neighbourhood in northeast Milton began construction in 2002. It has good access to major roads, Highway 401, and GO Transit. Housing is mixed, with condos, townhomes, and single-detached homes. Amenities include parks, a leisure centre, restaurants, library, and a large shopping centre.

People & Families in Dempsey

Families with kids make up 59% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 19% of households and 16% of households are one person living alone. People in Dempsey come from 111 different ethnic origins, and 42% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,955

Neighbourhood Population

9,195

Household Size

  • 1 person - 16%
  • 2 persons - 24%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 26%
  • 5 or more persons - 16%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 16%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 59%
  • Couples without children - 18%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 25%
  • 2 children - 34%
  • 3 or more children - 14%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 25%
  • 15 to 64 years - 67%
  • 65 years and over - 6%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 15%
  • East Indian - 15%
  • English - 12%
  • Scottish - 11%
  • Irish - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 17%
  • 35 to 44 years - 33%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 13%
  • 65 to 74 years - 6%
  • 75 to 84 years - 1%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 9%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 10%
  • 30 to 39 years - 17%
  • 40 to 49 years - 19%
  • 50 to 59 years - 9%
  • 60 to 69 years - 5%
  • over 70 years - 2%

Dempsey Schools

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

Public Schools

4

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Dempsey

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 9 parks in Dempsey, with 43 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

9

Number of Recreation Facilities

43

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 6
  • Pools - 2
  • Arena - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 6
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Fields - 8
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centres - 3
  • Splash Pads - 3
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trail - 1
  • Arts/Performance Facilities - 3
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gyms - 2
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Getting Around in Dempsey

There are 41 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Milton GO. In Dempsey, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 27%
  • Commute to another city - 72%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 10%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 20%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 26%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 18%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 21%

Work and Education in Dempsey

In Dempsey, 43% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 72% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade 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 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 15%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 12%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 14%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 14%
  • Manufacturing - 10%
  • Finance and insurance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 72% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 22% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Dempsey Homes

In Dempsey, there are a mix of home types. Dempsey has a consistent population, with 45% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 15% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 38%
  • Semi-detached house - 17%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 21%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 22%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 29%
  • Not condominium - 71%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 9%
  • 2 bedrooms - 17%
  • 3 bedrooms - 40%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 32%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 0%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 2%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 53%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 21%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 19%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 88%
  • Renter - 12%

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