Neighbourhoods
Kingsway South

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 affluent and prestigious neighbourhood with a mix of large stone mansions and single-family homes.

Property Pulse

Homes in Kingsway South are predominantly single-family detached houses, with a mix of older and newer homes.

Community Canvas

Kingsway South is a diverse community with a mix of highly educated residents and families with kids.

What You'll Love

You'll love the beautiful parks, great schools, and the charming and elegant atmosphere of The Kingsway.

Have a look around Kingsway South.

Kingsway South has a consistent population, is higher income, and is popular with highly educated people, families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Kingsway South, also known as The Kingsway, is an affluent residential neighbourhood, with homes characterized by large stone mansions of English style. The neighbourhood is predominantly residential with a mixed-use (commercial and residential) area along Bloor and Dundas Streets. The majority of the housing stock is single-family detached homes. A rail line runs through the north-west quadrant of the neighbourhood. Parkland lines the banks of the Humber River and Mimico Creek. The neighbourhood also contains the area known as Lambton Hills, a former village located to the west of the Humber River.

People & Families in Kingsway South

Families with kids make up 52% of households in Kingsway South, while couples without children make up 26% of households and 19% of households are one person living alone. People in Kingsway South come from 82 different ethnic origins, and 23% are first-generation immigrants, while 30% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,810

Neighbourhood Population

7,837

Household Size

  • 1 person - 19%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 23%
  • 5 or more persons - 9%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 19%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 51%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 0%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 23%
  • 2 children - 31%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 19%
  • 15 to 64 years - 63%
  • 65 years and over - 17%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 30%
  • Irish - 23%
  • Canadian - 21%
  • Scottish - 21%
  • Italian - 12%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 5%
  • 35 to 44 years - 16%
  • 45 to 54 years - 25%
  • 55 to 64 years - 23%
  • 65 to 74 years - 15%
  • 75 to 84 years - 7%
  • 85 years and over - 5%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 5%
  • 5 to 9 years - 6%
  • 10 to 14 years - 7%
  • 15 to 19 years - 7%
  • 20 to 29 years - 8%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 14%
  • 50 to 59 years - 16%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 9%

Kingsway South Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Kingsway South

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 7 parks in this neighbourhood, with 38 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 5.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

38

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 3
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pools - 2
  • Arena - 1
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 13
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Fields - 2
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Sports Courts - 2
  • Outdoor Games Facilities - 2
  • Community Garden - 1
  • Trails - 3
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
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Getting Around in Kingsway South

There are 80 transit stops in Kingsway South. Rail stations include Jane Station. In Kingsway South, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 78%
  • Commute to another city - 21%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 64%
  • Transit - 29%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 22%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 36%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 20%
  • 60 minutes and over - 8%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 11%

Work and Education in Kingsway South

This neighbourhood is popular with highly educated people, with 73% of adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher and 89% having any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 5%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 2%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 3%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 3%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 3%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 3%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 4%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 3%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 7%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 6%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 11%
  • $200,000 and over - 42%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Management occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 21%
  • Sales and service occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 17%
  • Finance and insurance - 14%
  • Health care and social assistance - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 60% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 34% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Kingsway South Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 30% 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 - 79%
  • Semi-detached house - 2%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 5%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 11%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 11%
  • Not condominium - 89%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 4%
  • 2 bedrooms - 17%
  • 3 bedrooms - 34%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 43%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 5%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 6%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 5%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 2%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 7%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 2%
  • 1960 or before - 70%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 89%
  • Renter - 11%

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