Neighbourhood Guide

Langstaff

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.

Langstaff 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. Just north of Highway 407, the community of Langstaff offers a wide range of residential properties, from luxurious townhouses and modern condominiums to newer single-family homes and semi-detached. In its south end, along Highway 7, is a cluster of big-box stores, as well as the Langstaff GO Transit station, offering easy access by commuter train to downtown Toronto's Union Station.

People & Families in Langstaff

Families with kids make up 49% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 19% of households and 25% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 107 different ethnic origins, and 69% are first-generation immigrants, while 24% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,720

Neighbourhood Population

15,062

Household Size

  • 1 person - 25%
  • 2 persons - 27%
  • 3 persons - 21%
  • 4 persons - 18%
  • 5 or more persons - 7%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 25%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 48%
  • Couples without children - 19%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 35%
  • 2 children - 29%
  • 3 or more children - 4%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 15%
  • 15 to 64 years - 71%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Chinese - 36%
  • Iranian - 14%
  • Korean - 6%
  • East Indian - 5%
  • Canadian - 4%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 12%
  • 35 to 44 years - 23%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 20%
  • 65 to 74 years - 10%
  • 75 to 84 years - 4%
  • 85 years and over - 1%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 14%
  • 40 to 49 years - 16%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Langstaff Schools

Langstaff has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools, 5 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, and Montessori.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

5

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Langstaff

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Langstaff feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 7 parks in Langstaff, with 29 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

29

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 7
  • Tennis Courts - 4
  • Basketball Courts - 7
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trails - 2
  • Gyms - 3
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Getting Around in Langstaff

There are 129 transit stops in Langstaff. Rail stations include Langstaff GO. In Langstaff, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 19%
  • Commute to another city - 80%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 74%
  • Transit - 21%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 28%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 26%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 19%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 12%

Work and Education in Langstaff

In Langstaff, 56% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 81% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 16%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 8%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 21%
  • Sales and service occupations - 18%
  • Natural and applied sciences and related occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 15%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 61% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 33% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Langstaff Homes

In Langstaff, there are mostly condos and townhouses. Langstaff has a consistent population, with 42% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 14% 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 - 18%
  • Semi-detached house - 8%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 27%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 43%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 45%
  • Not condominium - 54%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 22%
  • 2 bedrooms - 24%
  • 3 bedrooms - 31%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 22%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 0%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 2%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 34%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 30%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 22%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 8%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 79%
  • Renter - 20%

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