Neighbourhood Guide

Meadowvale

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. The Meadowvale neighbourhood is in northwest Mississauga, west of Meadowvale Village and Meadowvale Business Park. Meadowvale has plenty of park lands and green space, and two lakes (mostly human-made), Aquitaine and Wabukayne, with a system of parks and trails connecting them. Development of the area began in the 1970s. Housing is mostly single-detached older homes, as well as apartment buildings, semi-detached, and condo townhomes. Generally, it is a more affordable area than other Mississauga neighbourhoods.

People & Families in Meadowvale

Families with kids make up 53% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 21% of households and 19% of households are one person living alone. People in Meadowvale come from 166 different ethnic origins, and 42% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

13,755

Neighbourhood Population

39,026

Household Size

  • 1 person - 19%
  • 2 persons - 28%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 20%
  • 5 or more persons - 11%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 19%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 53%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 30%
  • 2 children - 29%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 70%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 17%
  • English - 17%
  • Scottish - 13%
  • Irish - 13%
  • East Indian - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 13%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

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 - 13%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Meadowvale Schools

Meadowvale has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools, 9 Catholic schools, 3 private schools, and 1 alternative/special school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Christian, French Immersion, Vocational, Montessori, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

9

Private Schools

3

Having Fun in Meadowvale

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Meadowvale feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 18 parks in this neighbourhood, with 101 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 5.

Number of Parks

18

Number of Recreation Facilities

101

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 18
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pool - 1
  • Rinks - 3
  • Tennis Courts - 11
  • Basketball Courts - 17
  • Ball Diamonds - 5
  • Sports Fields - 20
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pads - 2
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sports Courts - 8
  • Trails - 9
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gyms - 2
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Getting Around in Meadowvale

There are 273 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Meadowvale GO. In Meadowvale, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 57%
  • Commute to another city - 41%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 79%
  • Transit - 15%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 29%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 16%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Meadowvale

In Meadowvale, 35% 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 - 8%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 5%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 10%
  • $200,000 and over - 6%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 20%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Manufacturing - 9%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 65% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 28% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Meadowvale Homes

In Meadowvale, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 34% 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 - 37%
  • Semi-detached house - 12%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 20%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 10%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 17%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 25%
  • Not condominium - 74%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 9%
  • 2 bedrooms - 16%
  • 3 bedrooms - 49%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 24%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 50%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 32%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 11%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 2%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 2%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 73%
  • Renter - 26%

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