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 family-friendly neighbourhood with easy access to parks, schools, and shopping.

Property Pulse

Westbrook offers a variety of homes, from detached to townhouses, with attractive features like finished basements and gas fireplaces.

Community Canvas

Westbrook is a vibrant community with residents from diverse ethnic backgrounds and a range of age groups.

What You'll Love

You'll love the great schools, numerous parks, and convenient access to transit in Westbrook.

Have a look around Westbrook.

Westbrook has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. The Westbrook community of Richmond Hill offers a selection of detached homes, townhouses, and even sprawling estates on multi-acred lots. It also provides easy access to parks, schools, and plenty of shopping, as well as proximity to YRT and VIVA transit lines.

People & Families in Westbrook

Families with kids make up 70% of households in Westbrook, while couples without children make up 16% of households and 7% of households are one person living alone. People in Westbrook come from 97 different ethnic origins, and 58% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,600

Neighbourhood Population

15,803

Household Size

  • 1 person - 6%
  • 2 persons - 18%
  • 3 persons - 24%
  • 4 persons - 31%
  • 5 or more persons - 17%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 6%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 70%
  • Couples without children - 16%
  • Multiple families in household - 6%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 30%
  • 2 children - 37%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 17%
  • 15 to 64 years - 72%
  • 65 years and over - 9%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Chinese - 24%
  • Italian - 11%
  • Russian - 11%
  • Iranian - 9%
  • Canadian - 7%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 4%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 40%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 9%
  • 75 to 84 years - 3%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 5%
  • 10 to 14 years - 8%
  • 15 to 19 years - 9%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 7%
  • 40 to 49 years - 18%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 7%
  • over 70 years - 3%

Westbrook Schools

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

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Westbrook

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Westbrook feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and nature parks. There are 16 parks in Westbrook, with 39 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

16

Number of Recreation Facilities

39

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 11
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 5
  • Basketball Courts - 4
  • Sports Fields - 3
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pads - 2
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Trails - 9
  • Nature Centre - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Westbrook

There are 105 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 - 23%
  • Commute to another city - 76%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 81%
  • Transit - 14%
  • Walk/bike - 1%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 23%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 27%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 14%
  • 60 minutes and over - 22%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 11%

Work and Education in Westbrook

In this neighbourhood, 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 - 6%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 4%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 4%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 4%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 15%
  • $200,000 and over - 18%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 20%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

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

Employment

  • Employed - 64% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 30% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Westbrook Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 37% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 9% having moved within the past year. It has mostly newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 71%
  • Semi-detached house - 4%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 21%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 4%
  • Not condominium - 94%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 1%
  • 3 bedrooms - 27%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 69%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 1%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 13%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 35%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 24%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 12%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 13%
  • 1960 or before - 0%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 94%
  • Renter - 5%
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