Neighbourhoods
Mountain View

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 mature neighbourhood with a consistent population and a charming, close-knit community.

Property Pulse

Homes with large lots, mature trees, and varied architectural styles, some with finished basements.

Community Canvas

A community of people from different ethnic backgrounds, with a mix of families and retirees.

What You'll Love

Great schools, beautiful parks, and easy access to downtown Milton.

Have a look around Mountain View.

Mountain View has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 40s, people in their 50s, people in their 60s, and people in their 70s. The Mountain View neighbourhood is an older neighbourhood in Milton, close to the downtown area, as it is tucked between the Old Milton and Dorset Park neighbourhoods. Mountain View was named for the views of the Niagara Escarpment. Homes in this area have larger lots than in some of Milton's newer developments, and sit on streets lined with mature trees. Housing is varied in its architectural style and age. A commercial area is located in the northern corner.

People & Families in Mountain View

Families with kids make up 31% of households in Mountain View, while couples without children make up 32% of households and 33% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 42 different ethnic origins, and 18% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

985

Neighbourhood Population

2,170

Household Size

  • 1 person - 32%
  • 2 persons - 41%
  • 3 persons - 10%
  • 4 persons - 9%
  • 5 or more persons - 5%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 32%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 31%
  • Couples without children - 31%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 15%
  • 3 or more children - 6%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 11%
  • 15 to 64 years - 59%
  • 65 years and over - 28%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 33%
  • English - 33%
  • Scottish - 25%
  • Irish - 20%
  • German - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 9%
  • 35 to 44 years - 13%
  • 45 to 54 years - 18%
  • 55 to 64 years - 16%
  • 65 to 74 years - 22%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 85 years and over - 7%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 3%
  • 15 to 19 years - 3%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 10%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 14%
  • over 70 years - 17%

Mountain View 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 Mountain View. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, and Gifted/Talented Program.

Public Schools

4

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Mountain View

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 1 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 1.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

1

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
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Getting Around in Mountain View

There are 12 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Milton GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 55%
  • Commute to another city - 44%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 86%
  • Transit - 5%
  • Walk/bike - 5%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 18%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 24%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 6%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 38%

Work and Education in Mountain View

In this neighbourhood, 26% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 56% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 15%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 8%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 6%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 6%
  • $200,000 and over - 6%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 19%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%
  • Public administration - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 61% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 36% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Mountain View Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 41% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 15% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 45%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 4%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 2%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 47%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 23%
  • Not condominium - 76%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 14%
  • 2 bedrooms - 33%
  • 3 bedrooms - 37%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 15%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 32%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 12%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 3%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 14%
  • 1960 or before - 36%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 57%
  • Renter - 42%

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