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

City Centre is a dynamic neighbourhood with a diverse population and vibrant community.

Property Pulse

City Centre offers high-rise condos with modern features and amenities like floor-to-ceiling windows and stainless steel appliances.

Community Canvas

City Centre is a welcoming community with a mix of families, young professionals, and immigrants from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

You'll love the convenient location near Square One Mall, restaurants, parks, and cultural attractions like the Living Arts Centre.

Have a look around City Centre.

City Centre has a dynamic population, and is popular with recent immigrants, families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, people in their 20s, people in their 30s, and people in their 40s. Mississauga's City Centre is a small area in the centre core. The neighbourhood has had a lot of recent development, and there are new construction projects on the way. Features include Square One Mall, restaurants, parks, Living Arts Centre, Celebration Square, Mississauga City Centre, YMCA, Public Library, and Sheridan College – Hazel McCallion Campus. For housing, the neighbourhood features high rise condos and a large retirement home.

People & Families in City Centre

Families with kids make up 34% of households in City Centre, while couples without children make up 21% of households and 36% of households are one person living alone. People in City Centre come from 156 different ethnic origins, and 73% are first-generation immigrants, while 19% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

10,880

Neighbourhood Population

24,266

Household Size

  • 1 person - 36%
  • 2 persons - 31%
  • 3 persons - 15%
  • 4 persons - 10%
  • 5 or more persons - 5%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 36%
  • Non-family households - 6%
  • Families with children - 34%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 32%
  • 2 children - 20%
  • 3 or more children - 8%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 73%
  • 65 years and over - 11%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 20%
  • Chinese - 12%
  • Pakistani - 5%
  • Canadian - 4%
  • Filipino - 4%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 8%
  • 25 to 34 years - 26%
  • 35 to 44 years - 23%
  • 45 to 54 years - 16%
  • 55 to 64 years - 10%
  • 65 to 74 years - 8%
  • 75 to 84 years - 4%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 6%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 3%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 19%
  • 30 to 39 years - 21%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 9%
  • 60 to 69 years - 6%
  • over 70 years - 5%

City Centre Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 12 public schools, 6 Catholic schools, and 2 private schools serving City Centre. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

12

Catholic Schools

6

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in City Centre

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature skating. There are 2 parks in this neighbourhood, with 6 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

6

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Rink - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Botanical Gardens - 2
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
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Getting Around in City Centre

There are 164 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Cooksville 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 - 53%
  • Commute to another city - 46%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 71%
  • Transit - 23%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 35%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 23%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 17%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 13%

Work and Education in City Centre

In City Centre, 58% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 81% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 21%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 8%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 8%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 4%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 4%
  • $200,000 and over - 1%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 21%
  • Natural and applied sciences and related occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 16%
  • Retail trade - 11%
  • Finance and insurance - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 58% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 35% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

City Centre Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly condos and apartments. This neighbourhood has a dynamic population, with 70% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 29% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 1%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 95%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 97%
  • Not condominium - 2%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 37%
  • 2 bedrooms - 53%
  • 3 bedrooms - 7%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 1%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 3%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 12%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 10%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 16%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 32%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 23%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 53%
  • Renter - 46%
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