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

Stevenson is a diverse and family-friendly neighbourhood with a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Homes in Stevenson consist mainly of older row houses and semi-detached houses.

Community Canvas

The community in Stevenson is made up of people from various ethnic backgrounds and age groups.

What You'll Love

You'll love the proximity to parks, great schools, and the beautiful Lake Ontario.

Have a look around Stevenson.

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 Stevenson area is in southwest Oshawa. It is predominantly industrial, including a large vehicle assembly plant, and also has a lakefront park and sports facilities.

People & Families in Stevenson

Families with kids make up 48% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 21% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 39 different ethnic origins, and 13% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

645

Neighbourhood Population

1,697

Household Size

  • 1 person - 21%
  • 2 persons - 31%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 9%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 20%
  • Non-family households - 6%
  • Families with children - 48%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 35%
  • 2 children - 25%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 72%
  • 65 years and over - 11%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 40%
  • English - 30%
  • Scottish - 24%
  • Irish - 19%
  • French - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 15%
  • 35 to 44 years - 18%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 13%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 5%

Stevenson Schools

Stevenson has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving Stevenson. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Stevenson

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 2 parks in this neighbourhood, with 10 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 5.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

10

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Ball Diamonds - 8
  • Trails - 2
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Getting Around in Stevenson

There are 44 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Durham College Oshawa GO. In Stevenson, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 40%
  • Commute to another city - 60%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 80%
  • Transit - 13%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 29%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 12%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 9%
  • 60 minutes and over - 22%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 26%

Work and Education in Stevenson

In this neighbourhood, 7% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 40% 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 - 8%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 10%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 10%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 4%
  • $200,000 and over - 2%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 24%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 23%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 14%
  • Manufacturing - 12%
  • Transportation and warehousing - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 57% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 7% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 34% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Stevenson Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Stevenson has a consistent population, with 37% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 14% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 14%
  • Semi-detached house - 47%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 32%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 3%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 31%
  • Not condominium - 70%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 3%
  • 2 bedrooms - 16%
  • 3 bedrooms - 64%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 17%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 57%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 25%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 3%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 15%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 83%
  • Renter - 16%

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