Neighbourhoods
New Toronto

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 evolving community with a mix of cultures.

Property Pulse

Older homes, a mix of owner and renter-occupied, with a variety of home types.

Community Canvas

A vibrant community of families, professionals, and retirees.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks with facilities for sports, kids, and dogs, and easy access to Lake Ontario.

Have a look around New Toronto.

New Toronto has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, the Town of New Toronto was established in 1890, designed and planned as an industrial centre, and was originally a part of the Township of Etobicoke. It is a community in transition as the manufacturing strip situated at the north edge of the area has newly been converted to residential zoning. Currently, New Toronto is home to inhabitants from a wide variety of cultures and incomes.

People & Families in New Toronto

Families with kids make up 33% of households in New Toronto, while couples without children make up 18% of households and 41% of households are one person living alone. People in New Toronto come from 129 different ethnic origins, and 39% are first-generation immigrants, while 27% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,375

Neighbourhood Population

11,463

Household Size

  • 1 person - 41%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 9%
  • 5 or more persons - 4%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 40%
  • Non-family households - 6%
  • Families with children - 33%
  • Couples without children - 17%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 35%
  • 2 children - 21%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 72%
  • 65 years and over - 13%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 18%
  • English - 17%
  • Scottish - 15%
  • Irish - 15%
  • Polish - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 3%
  • 25 to 34 years - 16%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 20%
  • 55 to 64 years - 20%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 7%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

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

New Toronto Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools and 6 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, Fine Arts, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in New Toronto

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in New Toronto feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 10 parks in New Toronto, with 49 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

10

Number of Recreation Facilities

49

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 5
  • Dog Parks - 2
  • Pools - 2
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 6
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 3
  • Tracks - 3
  • Community Centres - 4
  • Splash Pads - 6
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Outdoor Games Facility - 1
  • Trails - 4
  • Fitness/Weight Rooms - 4
  • Gyms - 3
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Getting Around in New Toronto

There are 62 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Mimico GO. In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of vehicle and transit commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 75%
  • Commute to another city - 25%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 58%
  • Transit - 33%
  • Walk/bike - 6%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 22%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 27%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 16%
  • 60 minutes and over - 21%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 11%

Work and Education in New Toronto

In New Toronto, 36% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 68% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 28%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 7%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 5%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 3%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 3%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 7%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 6%
  • $200,000 and over - 4%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Health care and social assistance - 8%
  • Educational services - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 60% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 33% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

New Toronto Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 38% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 13% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is a mix of owner and renter-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 28%
  • Semi-detached house - 3%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 5%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 36%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 21%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 10%
  • Not condominium - 89%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 29%
  • 2 bedrooms - 36%
  • 3 bedrooms - 21%
  • No bedrooms - 2%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 8%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 18%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 9%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 12%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 5%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 3%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 3%
  • 1960 or before - 46%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 43%
  • Renter - 56%

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