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 diverse and welcoming neighbourhood with a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Mature homes with large lots, semi-detached two-storey homes, bungalows, and occasional rebuilds.

Community Canvas

A mix of families with kids, couples without children, and a diverse population of different ethnic origins.

What You'll Love

Great schools, multiple parks with recreational facilities, and a vibrant community.

Have a look around Crosby.

Crosby has a consistent population, and is popular with recent immigrants, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. The community of Crosby features homes that are generally more mature and include semi-detached two-storey homes and bungalows, detached two-storeys and bungalows, and the occasional rebuild. Many are large and flush in mature trees and bushes. There are multiple schools in the area, and various parks provide a range of recreational activities for resident families, including one of the largest playground structures in Ontario.

People & Families in Crosby

Families with kids make up 44% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 21% of households and 29% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 110 different ethnic origins, and 55% are first-generation immigrants, while 22% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,280

Neighbourhood Population

10,573

Household Size

  • 1 person - 28%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 17%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 28%
  • Non-family households - 4%
  • Families with children - 44%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 33%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 19%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Iranian - 14%
  • Canadian - 13%
  • Chinese - 13%
  • English - 12%
  • Scottish - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 8%
  • 35 to 44 years - 15%
  • 45 to 54 years - 23%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 12%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 14%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 11%

Crosby Schools

Crosby has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools, 4 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, Fine Arts, and Gifted/Talented Program.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

4

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Crosby

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Crosby feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 11 parks in Crosby, with 35 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

11

Number of Recreation Facilities

35

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 8
  • Pool - 1
  • Arena - 1
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 9
  • Basketball Courts - 3
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Botanical Garden - 1
  • Trails - 4
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
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Getting Around in Crosby

There are 145 transit stops in Crosby. Rail stations include Richmond Hill GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 33%
  • Commute to another city - 66%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 77%
  • Transit - 16%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 28%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 25%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 17%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 15%

Work and Education in Crosby

In Crosby, 32% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 66% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 26%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 7%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 4%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 8%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 5%
  • $200,000 and over - 4%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%
  • Manufacturing - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 54% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 39% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Crosby Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. Crosby has a consistent population, with 43% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 18% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 37%
  • Semi-detached house - 14%
  • Duplex - 10%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 8%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 26%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 9%
  • Not condominium - 90%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 18%
  • 2 bedrooms - 23%
  • 3 bedrooms - 34%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 22%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 27%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 18%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 9%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 5%
  • 1960 or before - 36%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 54%
  • Renter - 45%
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