Neighbourhoods
South 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.

Neighbourhood Vibe

A peaceful and affluent neighbourhood with spacious luxury homes and a strong sense of community.

Property Pulse

Large luxury homes with carefully landscaped yards, stately old trees, and wooded areas.

Community Canvas

A community of people from 69 different ethnic origins, with a high percentage of immigrants.

What You'll Love

Easy access to bus routes, highways, great schools, parks, and a golf course.

Have a look around South Richvale.

South 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. One of Richmond Hill’s most affluent neighbourhoods, South Richvale is primarily comprised of spacious luxury homes on large lots, surrounded by natural beauty, with carefully landscaped yards complemented by stately old trees and wooded areas. Just north of Highway 407, it offers easy access to bus routes and highways, and includes numerous schools, parks, and a golf course.

People & Families in South Richvale

Families with kids make up 51% of households in South Richvale, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 16% of households are one person living alone. People in South Richvale come from 69 different ethnic origins, and 58% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,280

Neighbourhood Population

6,824

Household Size

  • 1 person - 16%
  • 2 persons - 28%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 20%
  • 5 or more persons - 14%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 15%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 50%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 29%
  • 2 children - 26%
  • 3 or more children - 9%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 13%
  • 15 to 64 years - 67%
  • 65 years and over - 19%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Italian - 18%
  • Chinese - 16%
  • Iranian - 15%
  • Canadian - 7%
  • English - 7%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 6%
  • 35 to 44 years - 12%
  • 45 to 54 years - 23%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 18%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 13%
  • over 70 years - 9%

South Richvale Schools

South Richvale has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 9 public schools and 8 Catholic schools serving South Richvale. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, French Immersion, International Baccalaureate, and Fine Arts.

Public Schools

9

Catholic Schools

8

Having Fun in South 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 9 parks in this neighbourhood, with 37 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

9

Number of Recreation Facilities

37

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 4
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 17
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Golf Course - 1
  • Sledding Hill - 1
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
  • Country Club - 1
  • Trails - 4
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Getting Around in South Richvale

There are 112 transit stops in South Richvale. Rail stations include Langstaff GO. In South Richvale, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 22%
  • Commute to another city - 76%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 80%
  • Transit - 14%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 34%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 23%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 16%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 14%

Work and Education in South Richvale

In this neighbourhood, 52% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 77% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 10%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 5%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 6%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $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 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 11%
  • $200,000 and over - 21%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Management occupations - 20%
  • Sales and service occupations - 18%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 14%
  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Health care and social assistance - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 57% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 39% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

South Richvale Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. South Richvale has a consistent population, with 34% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% 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 - 82%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 5%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 9%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 10%
  • Not condominium - 89%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 5%
  • 2 bedrooms - 9%
  • 3 bedrooms - 19%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 66%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 20%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 31%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 11%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 7%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 15%
  • 1960 or before - 7%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 87%
  • Renter - 12%

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