Neighbourhood Guide

Hurontario

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.

This neighbourhood 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. Hurontario is a large neighbourhood in north central Mississauga, just north of City Centre. It is a mixed-use neighbourhood, with residential areas, retail centres, as well as a number of businesses and offices. Housing is also varied, with both older and newer condos, and detached and semi-detached homes built in the 1980s, as well as townhouses. The neighbourhood has good access to Highways 403 and 401, and to the city centre amenities, as well as to Square One shopping centre.

People & Families in Hurontario

Families with kids make up 56% of households in Hurontario, while couples without children make up 18% of households and 16% of households are one person living alone. People in Hurontario come from 169 different ethnic origins, and 64% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

18,785

Neighbourhood Population

58,548

Household Size

  • 1 person - 16%
  • 2 persons - 25%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 21%
  • 5 or more persons - 16%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 16%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 56%
  • Couples without children - 18%
  • Multiple families in household - 6%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 31%
  • 2 children - 29%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 19%
  • Chinese - 13%
  • Filipino - 7%
  • Canadian - 6%
  • Portuguese - 5%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 16%
  • 45 to 54 years - 26%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

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 - 15%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 10%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Hurontario Schools

Hurontario has great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools and 11 Catholic schools serving Hurontario. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Gifted/Talented Program, French Immersion, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

11

Having Fun in Hurontario

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Hurontario feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 17 parks in Hurontario, with 85 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 5.

Number of Parks

17

Number of Recreation Facilities

85

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 15
  • Pool - 1
  • Rinks - 6
  • Tennis Courts - 8
  • Basketball Courts - 4
  • Ball Diamonds - 10
  • Sports Fields - 22
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pads - 3
  • Golf Course - 1
  • Sports Courts - 7
  • Trails - 5
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Hurontario

There are 450 transit stops in Hurontario. 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 - 56%
  • Commute to another city - 42%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 79%
  • Transit - 18%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 37%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 9%
  • 60 minutes and over - 14%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Hurontario

In this neighbourhood, 41% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 69% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 10%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 9%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 10%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 20%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 11%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Manufacturing - 11%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 61% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 32% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Hurontario Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Hurontario 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 a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 33%
  • Semi-detached house - 7%
  • Duplex - 7%
  • Row house - 19%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 3%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 27%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 35%
  • Not condominium - 64%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 9%
  • 2 bedrooms - 23%
  • 3 bedrooms - 31%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 35%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 5%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 35%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 36%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 12%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 6%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 2%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 76%
  • Renter - 23%

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