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 inclusive, close-knit, and family-friendly neighbourhood.

Property Pulse

Mostly single-detached and semi-detached homes, with a mix of older and newer properties.

Community Canvas

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

What You'll Love

Great schools, beautiful parks with water access, and a variety of recreational facilities.

Have a look around Rouge Park.

Rouge Park has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Rouge Park is in west Pickering, and is in varying stages of development. Much of the development began after 2000, and housing is mostly single-detached and semi-detached homes in a few small subdivision areas along Finch Avenue, planned around environmentally sensitive features of the area.

People & Families in Rouge Park

Families with kids make up 65% of households in Rouge Park, while couples without children make up 19% of households and 9% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 63 different ethnic origins, and 43% are first-generation immigrants, while 38% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

635

Neighbourhood Population

2,139

Household Size

  • 1 person - 9%
  • 2 persons - 22%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 29%
  • 5 or more persons - 18%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 9%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 65%
  • Couples without children - 18%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 26%
  • 2 children - 35%
  • 3 or more children - 12%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 18%
  • 15 to 64 years - 73%
  • 65 years and over - 7%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • East Indian - 20%
  • English - 11%
  • Canadian - 9%
  • Jamaican - 9%
  • Scottish - 7%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 8%
  • 35 to 44 years - 6%
  • 45 to 54 years - 44%
  • 55 to 64 years - 28%
  • 65 to 74 years - 6%
  • 75 to 84 years - 3%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 8%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 15%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 7%
  • over 70 years - 2%

Rouge Park Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 6 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Fine Arts, and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

6

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Rouge Park

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature water access and nature parks. There are 2 parks in Rouge Park, with 7 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

2

Number of Recreation Facilities

7

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Beach - 1
  • Campground - 1
  • Fishing Location - 1
  • Trails - 2
  • Nature Centre - 1
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Getting Around in Rouge Park

There are 17 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 - 17%
  • Commute to another city - 82%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 81%
  • Transit - 15%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 24%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 21%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 19%
  • 60 minutes and over - 25%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 9%

Work and Education in Rouge Park

In this neighbourhood, 35% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 72% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 1%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 0%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 3%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 2%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 6%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 19%
  • $200,000 and over - 18%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 20%
  • Sales and service occupations - 20%
  • Management occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Finance and insurance - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 65% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 8% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 26% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rouge Park Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 26% 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 - 67%
  • Semi-detached house - 27%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 1%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 100%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 6%
  • 3 bedrooms - 39%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 53%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 4%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 3%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 61%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 13%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 8%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 5%
  • 1960 or before - 3%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 96%
  • Renter - 3%

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