Neighbourhood Guide

North Richvale

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.

North Richvale has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. The North Richvale area includes an abundant offering of detached homes, townhouses, and modern condominiums. The family-centred community is lush in greenery, and includes a number of parks and schools, as well as a major shopping centre.

People & Families in North Richvale

Families with kids make up 49% of households in North Richvale, while couples without children make up 26% of households and 20% of households are one person living alone. People in North Richvale come from 107 different ethnic origins, and 57% are first-generation immigrants, while 24% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,520

Neighbourhood Population

15,003

Household Size

  • 1 person - 20%
  • 2 persons - 31%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 19%
  • 5 or more persons - 8%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 20%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 49%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 30%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 11%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 21%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Iranian - 15%
  • Italian - 11%
  • Russian - 10%
  • English - 10%
  • Chinese - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 5%
  • 35 to 44 years - 11%
  • 45 to 54 years - 24%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 19%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 85 years and over - 4%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 12%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 14%
  • over 70 years - 10%

North Richvale Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving North Richvale. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Fine Arts.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in North Richvale

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 16 parks in this neighbourhood, with 50 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

16

Number of Recreation Facilities

50

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 10
  • Pools - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 6
  • Basketball Courts - 5
  • Ball Diamonds - 8
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Splash Pads - 3
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Outdoor Games Facilities - 3
  • Trails - 7
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in North Richvale

There are 143 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Richmond Hill GO. In North Richvale, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 24%
  • Commute to another city - 75%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 79%
  • Transit - 15%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 27%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 27%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 18%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 13%

Work and Education in North Richvale

In North Richvale, 47% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 75% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 12%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 6%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 11%
  • $200,000 and over - 10%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 13%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 59% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 36% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

North Richvale Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 33% 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 - 50%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 4%
  • Row house - 17%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 26%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 33%
  • Not condominium - 66%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 7%
  • 2 bedrooms - 18%
  • 3 bedrooms - 42%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 32%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 34%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 40%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 17%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 2%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 1%
  • 1960 or before - 2%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 85%
  • Renter - 14%

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