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 well-established neighbourhood with mature trees, parks, and green space, popular with families and retirees.

Property Pulse

A mix of condo townhomes and large, single-detached homes with mature trees and spacious yards.

Community Canvas

A community of people from 66 different ethnic origins, with a strong sense of community.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities, with a variety of special programs offered.

Have a look around Timberlea.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 30s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. The Timberlea neighbourhood, is in central Milton, adjacent to Old Milton and south of Dorset Park. It was developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The well-established neighbourhood features streets with mature trees and plenty of parks, bike paths, and green space. Housing is a mix of condo townhomes and large, single-detached homes. Ontario St and Nipissing Rd are lined with schools, churches, emergency services, a seniors' centre, and other services.

People & Families in Timberlea

Families with kids make up 49% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 33% of households and 15% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 66 different ethnic origins, and 16% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,780

Neighbourhood Population

5,008

Household Size

  • 1 person - 15%
  • 2 persons - 37%
  • 3 persons - 18%
  • 4 persons - 20%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 15%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 48%
  • Couples without children - 32%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 25%
  • 2 children - 25%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 60%
  • 65 years and over - 23%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 33%
  • English - 33%
  • Scottish - 25%
  • Irish - 23%
  • German - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 6%
  • 35 to 44 years - 15%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 22%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

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

Timberlea Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 5 public schools, 6 Catholic schools, and 5 alternative/special schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Special Education School, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, and Gifted/Talented Program.

Public Schools

5

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Timberlea

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 6 parks in Timberlea, with 20 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

6

Number of Recreation Facilities

20

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 4
  • Ball Diamonds - 4
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
  • Trails - 4
  • Arts/Performance Facilities - 2
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Getting Around in Timberlea

There are 77 transit stops in Timberlea. Rail stations include Milton GO. In Timberlea, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 40%
  • Commute to another city - 60%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 89%
  • Transit - 4%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 21%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 23%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 12%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 28%

Work and Education in Timberlea

In Timberlea, 29% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 66% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 3%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 3%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 12%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 14%
  • $200,000 and over - 12%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 15%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%
  • Educational services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 67% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 30% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Timberlea Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Timberlea has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% 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 - 68%
  • Semi-detached house - 12%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 8%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 7%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 15%
  • Not condominium - 83%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 4%
  • 2 bedrooms - 10%
  • 3 bedrooms - 43%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 41%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 53%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 27%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 2%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 9%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 4%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 3%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 94%
  • Renter - 5%

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