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 established community near downtown Oshawa with parks, trails, and a diverse population.

Property Pulse

Mostly older homes, with a mix of single-detached, low-rise apartments, and high-rise condos.

Community Canvas

A community of families, couples, and individuals from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities. Convenient location near businesses and restaurants.

Have a look around O'Neill.

O'Neill has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. The O'Neill area of Oshawa is an established community, near the wide variety of businesses and restaurants in the downtown area. The neighbourhood also includes many parks and trails.

People & Families in O'Neill

Families with kids make up 31% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 38% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 89 different ethnic origins, and 13% are first-generation immigrants, while 20% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,950

Neighbourhood Population

13,355

Household Size

  • 1 person - 37%
  • 2 persons - 34%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 9%
  • 5 or more persons - 5%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 37%
  • Non-family households - 4%
  • Families with children - 31%
  • Couples without children - 24%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 32%
  • 2 children - 17%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 12%
  • 15 to 64 years - 63%
  • 65 years and over - 23%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 35%
  • English - 33%
  • Irish - 26%
  • Scottish - 25%
  • French - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 12%
  • 35 to 44 years - 14%
  • 45 to 54 years - 18%
  • 55 to 64 years - 20%
  • 65 to 74 years - 14%
  • 75 to 84 years - 11%
  • 85 years and over - 5%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 3%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 11%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 13%

O'Neill Schools

O'Neill has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 9 public schools, 4 Catholic schools, 2 private schools, and 1 alternative/special school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Special Education School, Gifted/Talented Program, Advanced Placement, and Montessori.

Public Schools

9

Catholic Schools

4

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in O'Neill

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 9 parks in this neighbourhood, with 37 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

9

Number of Recreation Facilities

37

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 7
  • Rinks - 6
  • Tennis Courts - 3
  • Basketball Courts - 5
  • Ball Diamonds - 6
  • Sports Fields - 4
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Golf Course - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Trails - 2
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Getting Around in O'Neill

There are 102 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters, a mix of commuting within and outside the city, and people have mostly short commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 45%
  • Commute to another city - 53%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 79%
  • Transit - 11%
  • Walk/bike - 6%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 31%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 12%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 7%
  • 60 minutes and over - 15%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 32%

Work and Education in O'Neill

In O'Neill, 16% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 55% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance 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 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 5%
  • $200,000 and over - 2%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 29%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 11%
  • Manufacturing - 10%
  • Retail trade - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 52% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 40% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

O'Neill Homes

In O'Neill, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 41% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 15% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 51%
  • Semi-detached house - 3%
  • Duplex - 9%
  • Row house - 2%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 12%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 18%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 8%
  • Not condominium - 91%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 17%
  • 2 bedrooms - 26%
  • 3 bedrooms - 38%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 17%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 34%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 5%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 2%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 55%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 61%
  • Renter - 38%

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