Neighbourhoods
Pleasant View

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 welcoming community with a small-town feel and easy access to amenities.

Property Pulse

Mostly older homes including semi-detached houses, bungalows, and two-storey houses.

Community Canvas

A multicultural neighbourhood with a mix of residents from various ethnic backgrounds.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks, and recreational facilities, perfect for families with kids.

Have a look around Pleasant View.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Pleasant View is a small community in the northern end of the city just east of Highway 404. This neighbourhood has become a very well liked area for new immigrants. Although there are some apartment buildings and condos in Pleasant View, semi-detached homes are the most common type of houses in the area. Bungalows, two-storey, and stacked-townhouses also are available in the community.

People & Families in Pleasant View

Families with kids make up 50% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 21% of households and 19% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 121 different ethnic origins, and 67% are first-generation immigrants, while 23% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,535

Neighbourhood Population

15,818

Household Size

  • 1 person - 18%
  • 2 persons - 29%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 17%
  • 5 or more persons - 12%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 18%
  • Non-family households - 5%
  • Families with children - 49%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 5%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 36%
  • 2 children - 24%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 12%
  • 15 to 64 years - 66%
  • 65 years and over - 20%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Chinese - 36%
  • Italian - 7%
  • Greek - 7%
  • Canadian - 6%
  • English - 5%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 14%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 20%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 13%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 3%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 13%
  • 30 to 39 years - 11%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 11%

Pleasant View Schools

Pleasant View has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools and 6 Catholic schools serving Pleasant View. The special programs offered at local schools include International Baccalaureate, French Immersion, Advanced Placement, and Gifted/Talented Program.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Pleasant View

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Pleasant View feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, and skating. There are 7 parks in Pleasant View, with 50 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 7.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

50

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 10
  • Pool - 1
  • Rinks - 2
  • Tennis Courts - 8
  • Ball Diamonds - 8
  • Sports Fields - 5
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Courts - 4
  • Outdoor Games Facilities - 9
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
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Getting Around in Pleasant View

There are 110 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Don Mills Station. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 74%
  • Commute to another city - 26%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 64%
  • Transit - 32%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 28%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 26%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 12%
  • 60 minutes and over - 22%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 10%

Work and Education in Pleasant View

In this neighbourhood, 46% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 73% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 13%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 8%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 7%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 10%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 8%
  • $200,000 and over - 5%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Natural and applied sciences and related occupations - 12%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 11%
  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 53% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 5% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 41% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Pleasant View Homes

In Pleasant View, there are a mix of home types. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 35% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 13% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 18%
  • Semi-detached house - 32%
  • Duplex - 1%
  • Row house - 4%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 15%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 26%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 21%
  • Not condominium - 79%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 7%
  • 2 bedrooms - 17%
  • 3 bedrooms - 35%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 38%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 81%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 6%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 3%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 1%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 6%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 75%
  • Renter - 23%

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