Neighbourhoods
High Park North

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

An appealing and historic neighbourhood.

Property Pulse

High Park North offers mostly older homes, including Victorian and Edwardian-style houses.

Community Canvas

A community of highly educated individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

The expansive High Park, with its recreational facilities, gardens, and zoo.

Have a look around High Park North.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with highly educated people, people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. High Park North is mainly residential, containing many semi-detached homes built in the early 20th century. The oldest residential houses in High Park North were built in the late 1800s and early 1900s and are mostly Victorian, Edwardian and Tudor-style. The houses are typically two- and three-storey, built with detached brick.

People & Families in High Park North

Families with kids make up 27% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 43% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 156 different ethnic origins, and 40% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

11,030

Neighbourhood Population

22,162

Household Size

  • 1 person - 42%
  • 2 persons - 32%
  • 3 persons - 12%
  • 4 persons - 9%
  • 5 or more persons - 2%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 43%
  • Non-family households - 5%
  • Families with children - 27%
  • Couples without children - 23%
  • Multiple families in household - 0%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 20%
  • 3 or more children - 4%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 12%
  • 15 to 64 years - 72%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 20%
  • Scottish - 17%
  • Irish - 17%
  • Canadian - 15%
  • German - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 3%
  • 25 to 34 years - 23%
  • 35 to 44 years - 20%
  • 45 to 54 years - 17%
  • 55 to 64 years - 15%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 3%
  • 15 to 19 years - 3%
  • 20 to 29 years - 14%
  • 30 to 39 years - 20%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 12%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 7%

High Park North Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools, 5 Catholic schools, and 2 alternative/special schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, and Gifted/Talented Program.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in High Park North

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids. There are 6 parks in this neighbourhood, with 20 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

6

Number of Recreation Facilities

20

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 5
  • Pool - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Splash Pads - 4
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gyms - 2
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Getting Around in High Park North

There are 71 transit stops in High Park North. Rail stations include Runnymede Station. In High Park North, there are a mix of vehicle and transit commuters, most commute within the city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 83%
  • Commute to another city - 16%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 33%
  • Transit - 55%
  • Walk/bike - 8%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 22%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 40%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 20%
  • 60 minutes and over - 10%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 6%

Work and Education in High Park North

This neighbourhood is popular with highly educated people, with 62% of adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher and 83% having any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 19%
  • $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 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 7%
  • $200,000 and over - 9%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 19%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 16%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 16%
  • Educational services - 11%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 67% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

High Park North Homes

In High Park North, there are mostly condos and apartments. High Park North has a consistent population, with 48% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 19% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 12%
  • Semi-detached house - 5%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 18%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 59%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 13%
  • Not condominium - 86%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 44%
  • 2 bedrooms - 24%
  • 3 bedrooms - 14%
  • No bedrooms - 5%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 10%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 42%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 5%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 2%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 2%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 2%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 4%
  • 1960 or before - 39%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 33%
  • Renter - 66%

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