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Mimico-Humber Bay Shores

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 vibrant and diverse neighbourhood with a mix of older and newer homes.

Property Pulse

Homes range from grand lakeside estates to bungalows and low-rise apartments.

Community Canvas

A dynamic community of people from 163 different ethnic origins, with a mix of families and professionals.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks with playgrounds, sports facilities, and beautiful waterfront views.

Have a look around Mimico-Humber Bay Shores.

This neighbourhood has a dynamic population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Mimico is the oldest of the former Lakeshore Municipalities. The Town of Mimico was established by a plan of sub-division in 1856. Today, Mimico is primarily a residential area with two commercial strips. Architecturally, homes in Mimico range from grand lakeside estates to bungalows built in the 1920s to 1940s, and low rise apartment buildings built in the 1950s and 1960s.

People & Families in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores

Families with kids make up 24% of households in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores, while couples without children make up 24% of households and 46% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 163 different ethnic origins, and 44% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

17,785

Neighbourhood Population

33,964

Household Size

  • 1 person - 46%
  • 2 persons - 33%
  • 3 persons - 11%
  • 4 persons - 6%
  • 5 or more persons - 2%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 46%
  • Non-family households - 4%
  • Families with children - 23%
  • Couples without children - 24%
  • Multiple families in household - 0%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 30%
  • 2 children - 15%
  • 3 or more children - 3%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 10%
  • 15 to 64 years - 74%
  • 65 years and over - 15%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 16%
  • Canadian - 15%
  • Scottish - 12%
  • Irish - 12%
  • Italian - 8%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 3%
  • 25 to 34 years - 23%
  • 35 to 44 years - 18%
  • 45 to 54 years - 17%
  • 55 to 64 years - 17%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 3%
  • 10 to 14 years - 2%
  • 15 to 19 years - 3%
  • 20 to 29 years - 15%
  • 30 to 39 years - 19%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 11%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Mimico-Humber Bay Shores Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 10 public schools, 7 Catholic schools, and 4 private schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Montessori, Advanced Placement, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

10

Catholic Schools

7

Private Schools

4

Having Fun in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, swimming, skating, water access, and nature parks. There are 26 parks in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores, with 75 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

26

Number of Recreation Facilities

75

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 18
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pools - 2
  • Arena - 1
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 12
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 3
  • Sports Fields - 4
  • Community Centres - 2
  • Splash Pads - 4
  • Beaches - 2
  • Sports Courts - 3
  • Outdoor Games Facilities - 5
  • Fishing Location - 1
  • Trails - 11
  • Nature Centre - 1
  • Gyms - 2
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Getting Around in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores

There are 203 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Kipling Station. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 71%
  • Commute to another city - 29%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 65%
  • Transit - 28%
  • Walk/bike - 3%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 24%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 31%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 17%
  • 60 minutes and over - 16%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 9%

Work and Education in Mimico-Humber Bay Shores

In this neighbourhood, 44% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 74% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 20%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 6%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 7%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 6%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 7%
  • $200,000 and over - 7%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 21%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 13%
  • Retail trade - 9%
  • Health care and social assistance - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 66% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 29% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Mimico-Humber Bay Shores Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly condos and apartments. This neighbourhood has a dynamic population, with 54% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 22% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 12%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 5%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 17%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 60%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 52%
  • Not condominium - 47%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 40%
  • 2 bedrooms - 37%
  • 3 bedrooms - 13%
  • No bedrooms - 2%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 4%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 17%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 8%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 9%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 8%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 8%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 23%
  • 1960 or before - 23%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 51%
  • Renter - 48%

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