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 family-friendly neighbourhood with a mix of housing options.

Property Pulse

Homes in Applewood range from single-detached houses to high-rise apartments, offering something for everyone.

Community Canvas

Applewood is a vibrant community with a mix of residents from different ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

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

Have a look around Applewood.

Applewood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. The Applewood neighbourhood is in east Mississauga, to the south. One of the oldest neighbourhoods in Mississauga, the area was largely rural until the mid-1950s, when development began. Today Applewood is an established residential community, providing a variety of housing types, including single and semi-detached homes, townhouses, high-rise and low-rise apartments, and mobile homes.

People & Families in Applewood

Families with kids make up 49% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 21% of households and 23% of households are one person living alone. People in Applewood come from 153 different ethnic origins, and 56% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

12,555

Neighbourhood Population

34,149

Household Size

  • 1 person - 23%
  • 2 persons - 29%
  • 3 persons - 18%
  • 4 persons - 17%
  • 5 or more persons - 11%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 23%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 48%
  • Couples without children - 20%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 32%
  • 2 children - 25%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 65%
  • 65 years and over - 17%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 10%
  • Polish - 10%
  • English - 9%
  • Irish - 7%
  • Chinese - 7%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 9%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 21%
  • 65 to 74 years - 14%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 10%
  • over 70 years - 9%

Applewood Schools

Applewood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools, 8 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving Applewood. The special programs offered at local schools include Islamic, French Immersion, Advanced Placement, and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

8

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Applewood

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Applewood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 17 parks in this neighbourhood, with 81 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

17

Number of Recreation Facilities

81

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 13
  • Pools - 3
  • Arenas - 2
  • Rinks - 5
  • Tennis Courts - 10
  • Basketball Courts - 6
  • Ball Diamonds - 9
  • Sports Fields - 17
  • Tracks - 3
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 5
  • Trails - 3
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Applewood

There are 167 transit stops in Applewood. Rail stations include Dixie GO Station. 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 - 52%
  • Commute to another city - 47%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 72%
  • Transit - 22%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 33%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 9%
  • 60 minutes and over - 14%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Applewood

In Applewood, 30% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 61% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 15%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 10%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $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 - 4%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 27%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 16%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 12%
  • Retail trade - 11%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 7%

Employment

  • Employed - 55% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 38% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Applewood Homes

In Applewood, there are a mix of home types. Applewood has a consistent population, with 37% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 22%
  • Semi-detached house - 9%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 12%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 10%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 42%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 26%
  • Not condominium - 73%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 14%
  • 2 bedrooms - 28%
  • 3 bedrooms - 33%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 21%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 69%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 9%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 4%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 2%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 1%
  • 1960 or before - 10%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 58%
  • Renter - 41%

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