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 appealing and green neighbourhood with a mix of older and newer homes.

Property Pulse

Mostly single-detached homes with a variety of styles and ages.

Community Canvas

A diverse community of families, professionals, and retirees.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and nature trails, perfect for families and outdoor enthusiasts.

Have a look around Rosebank.

Rosebank has a consistent population, is higher income, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. The Rosebank neighbourhood is in the southwest corner of Pickering, fronting Lake Ontario. With the Rouge River forming the western boundary, Petticoat Creek at the east, and a conservation area in the southeast region, and a waterfront trail, Rosebank has plenty of green space and natural areas. This is an older neighbourhood, with development beginning between 1900–1940. Later growth occurred in the 1970s. Housing is mostly single-detached homes, in a variety of styles and ages, on good-sized lots.

People & Families in Rosebank

Families with kids make up 60% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 8% of households are one person living alone. People in Rosebank come from 65 different ethnic origins, and 27% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,085

Neighbourhood Population

3,480

Household Size

  • 1 person - 8%
  • 2 persons - 29%
  • 3 persons - 22%
  • 4 persons - 25%
  • 5 or more persons - 13%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 8%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 60%
  • Couples without children - 24%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 31%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 68%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Scottish - 27%
  • Canadian - 25%
  • English - 25%
  • Irish - 19%
  • Italian - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 8%
  • 35 to 44 years - 14%
  • 45 to 54 years - 27%
  • 55 to 64 years - 27%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 4%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 10%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 18%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Rosebank Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools, 6 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Montessori, French Immersion, Fine Arts, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

6

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Rosebank

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Rosebank feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, swimming, water access, and nature parks. There are 4 parks in this neighbourhood, with 23 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 5.

Number of Parks

4

Number of Recreation Facilities

23

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Splash Pads - 2
  • Beach - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Campground - 1
  • Fishing Location - 1
  • Trails - 5
  • Nature Centre - 1
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Getting Around in Rosebank

There are 7 transit stops in this neighbourhood. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 20%
  • Commute to another city - 78%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 84%
  • Transit - 13%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 21%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 27%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 14%
  • 60 minutes and over - 20%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Rosebank

In Rosebank, 43% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 72% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 0%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 3%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 3%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 17%
  • $200,000 and over - 24%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Sales and service occupations - 17%
  • Management occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 10%
  • Educational services - 9%
  • Retail trade - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 66% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rosebank Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Rosebank has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 6% 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 - 91%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 7%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 25%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 69%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 21%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 36%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 19%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 5%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 2%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 6%
  • 1960 or before - 9%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 94%
  • Renter - 5%

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