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 peaceful and family-friendly neighbourhood with a mix of older and newer homes.

Property Pulse

Detached homes with generous lots, some newer 2-storey homes, and attractive features like oak stairs and hardwood flooring.

Community Canvas

A community of families with children, couples, and immigrants from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great schools and special programs, proximity to parks, and a rural feel close to shopping districts.

Have a look around Kedron.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids aged 5 to 9, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. The Kedron neighbourhood is in northeast Oshawa and is predominantly an unbuilt, rural area. Kedron was a village until amalgamation with Oshawa in 1974. The residential area is in the southwest, and features a mix of older (c. 1960s), smaller homes on generous lots and newer (1990s–2000s), large, 2-storey homes on narrower lots. The area is bounded by rolling farm fields, the East Branch of the Oshawa Creek, and Kedron Hills Golf Club to the north. It is also close to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and to shopping districts in other neighbourhoods.

People & Families in Kedron

Families with kids make up 57% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 28% of households and 9% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 34 different ethnic origins, and 22% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

270

Neighbourhood Population

842

Household Size

  • 1 person - 10%
  • 2 persons - 28%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 28%
  • 5 or more persons - 12%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 9%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 57%
  • Couples without children - 27%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 32%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 21%
  • 15 to 64 years - 64%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 33%
  • Scottish - 27%
  • Canadian - 26%
  • Irish - 23%
  • German - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 9%
  • 35 to 44 years - 20%
  • 45 to 54 years - 30%
  • 55 to 64 years - 15%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 7%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 9%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 8%
  • 30 to 39 years - 12%
  • 40 to 49 years - 16%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 9%

Kedron Schools

Kedron has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Kedron

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 2 parks in Kedron, with 5 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

5

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Golf Course - 1
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Getting Around in Kedron

There are 53 transit stops in Kedron. In Kedron, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 39%
  • Commute to another city - 60%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 93%
  • Transit - 6%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 39%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 14%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 16%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 19%

Work and Education in Kedron

In Kedron, 30% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 76% have any postsecondary education. The public administration industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 2%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 1%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 3%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 12%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 18%
  • $200,000 and over - 16%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 28%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Public administration - 15%
  • Construction - 12%
  • Educational services - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 63% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 33% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Kedron Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Kedron has a consistent population, with 22% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% 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 - 98%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 101%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 44%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 57%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 11%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 3%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 3%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 37%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 33%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 3%
  • 1960 or before - 11%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 96%
  • Renter - 3%

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