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

An appealing and established neighbourhood with a diverse community and plenty of green spaces.

Property Pulse

Homes in Clarkson range from luxury estates to older single detached houses and townhomes.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community of families, couples, and individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Enjoy the convenience of services, commercial areas, and parks throughout the neighbourhood.

Have a look around Clarkson.

Clarkson has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. The Clarkson neighbourhood is in southwest Mississauga, and is one of Mississauga's oldest communities. Lake Ontario forms its southeast border. Clarkson features a number of parklands, green spaces, and trails, including a conservation area bordering the lake. Housing is varied, with very large, luxury estate homes in some areas, and with large areas of older, single detached homes in a variety of styles, as well as townhomes and row housing. Services and commercial areas are located conveniently throughout the neighbourhood, with many along the Queen Elizabeth Way.

People & Families in Clarkson

Families with kids make up 47% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 23% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 152 different ethnic origins, and 37% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

9,510

Neighbourhood Population

25,196

Household Size

  • 1 person - 23%
  • 2 persons - 32%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 16%
  • 5 or more persons - 9%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 23%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 47%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 31%
  • 2 children - 24%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 67%
  • 65 years and over - 17%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 21%
  • English - 20%
  • Scottish - 15%
  • Irish - 15%
  • German - 8%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 11%
  • 35 to 44 years - 15%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 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 - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 10%
  • over 70 years - 9%

Clarkson Schools

Clarkson has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools, 7 Catholic schools, and 4 private schools serving Clarkson. The special programs offered at local schools include Montessori, French Immersion, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Islamic, and Fine Arts.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

7

Private Schools

4

Having Fun in Clarkson

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Clarkson feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, swimming, skating, and water access. There are 17 parks in this neighbourhood, with 71 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

17

Number of Recreation Facilities

71

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 14
  • Pools - 3
  • Arena - 1
  • Rinks - 6
  • Tennis Courts - 3
  • Basketball Courts - 6
  • Ball Diamonds - 9
  • Sports Fields - 12
  • Tracks - 2
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Beach - 1
  • Sledding Hills - 2
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Trails - 4
  • Arts/Performance Facility - 1
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Clarkson

There are 172 transit stops in Clarkson. Rail stations include Clarkson GO. In Clarkson, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 50%
  • Commute to another city - 48%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 73%
  • Transit - 21%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 27%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 26%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 15%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 17%

Work and Education in Clarkson

In Clarkson, 37% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 68% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 9%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 9%
  • $200,000 and over - 10%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 24%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 11%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 62% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 32% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Clarkson Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 33% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 11% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 35%
  • Semi-detached house - 16%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 14%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 11%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 19%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 23%
  • Not condominium - 77%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 7%
  • 2 bedrooms - 20%
  • 3 bedrooms - 39%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 32%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 60%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 12%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 5%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 2%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 17%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 74%
  • Renter - 25%

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