Toronto Neighbourhoods
O'Connor-Parkview

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 welcoming neighbourhood with a strong sense of community and vibrant parks.

Property Pulse

A mix of older homes, including single-detached houses and low-rise apartments, with some renovated features.

Community Canvas

A diverse community of people from various ethnic backgrounds, including a large Greek community.

What You'll Love

Great schools, playgrounds, and recreational facilities, making it perfect for families and outdoor enthusiasts.

Have a look around O'Connor-Parkview.

O'Connor-Parkview 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. O'Connor–Parkview includes the smaller areas Topham Park, Woodbine Gardens and Parkview Hills. Topham Park represents the upper East side of this neighbourhood and could well be described as quaint. Parkview Hills, while significantly north of the Danforth, boasts a large Greek styled community. The property values in this niche area continue to far surpass (on average) those in the rest of the neighbourhood.

People & Families in O'Connor-Parkview

Families with kids make up 44% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 19% of households and 29% of households are one person living alone. People in O'Connor-Parkview come from 159 different ethnic origins, and 40% are first-generation immigrants, while 28% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

7,465

Neighbourhood Population

18,675

Household Size

  • 1 person - 29%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 16%
  • 4 persons - 14%
  • 5 or more persons - 8%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 29%
  • Non-family households - 5%
  • Families with children - 44%
  • Couples without children - 18%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 33%
  • 2 children - 25%
  • 3 or more children - 10%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 16%
  • 15 to 64 years - 68%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 18%
  • English - 14%
  • Scottish - 13%
  • Irish - 13%
  • Greek - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 10%
  • 35 to 44 years - 18%
  • 45 to 54 years - 24%
  • 55 to 64 years - 22%
  • 65 to 74 years - 11%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

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

O'Connor-Parkview Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 14 public schools, 8 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Montessori, International Baccalaureate, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

14

Catholic Schools

8

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in O'Connor-Parkview

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in O'Connor-Parkview feature playgrounds for kids. There are 7 parks in this neighbourhood, with 18 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

18

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 4
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamonds - 4
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Splash Pads - 4
  • Trails - 2
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Getting Around in O'Connor-Parkview

There are 148 transit stops in O'Connor-Parkview. Rail stations include Victoria Park Station. In O'Connor-Parkview, there are a mix of vehicle and transit commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 89%
  • Commute to another city - 10%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 53%
  • Transit - 40%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 25%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 27%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 18%
  • 60 minutes and over - 19%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 10%

Work and Education in O'Connor-Parkview

In O'Connor-Parkview, 33% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 64% have any postsecondary education. The health care and social assistance industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 21%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 10%
  • $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 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 8%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 5%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 7%
  • $200,000 and over - 6%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Health care and social assistance - 10%
  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 55% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 6% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 37% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

O'Connor-Parkview Homes

In O'Connor-Parkview, 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 - 40%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 20%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 32%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 4%
  • Not condominium - 95%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 24%
  • 2 bedrooms - 31%
  • 3 bedrooms - 25%
  • No bedrooms - 1%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 16%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 29%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 4%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 7%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 1%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 1%
  • 1960 or before - 53%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 46%
  • Renter - 53%
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