Neighbourhood Guide

Uplands

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.

Uplands has a consistent population, is higher income, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 20s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Uplands is a mainly residential neighbourhood in the southeast corner of Vaughan, just south of Highway 7. In the centre of the neighbourhood is a golf course.

People & Families in Uplands

Families with kids make up 65% of households in Uplands, while couples without children make up 22% of households and 8% of households are one person living alone. People in Uplands come from 71 different ethnic origins, and 39% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

1,865

Neighbourhood Population

6,241

Household Size

  • 1 person - 8%
  • 2 persons - 24%
  • 3 persons - 22%
  • 4 persons - 25%
  • 5 or more persons - 19%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 8%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 65%
  • Couples without children - 21%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 25%
  • 2 children - 30%
  • 3 or more children - 18%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 14%
  • 15 to 64 years - 73%
  • 65 years and over - 11%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Polish - 27%
  • Russian - 22%
  • Canadian - 15%
  • Jewish - 13%
  • Chinese - 7%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 1%
  • 25 to 34 years - 2%
  • 35 to 44 years - 11%
  • 45 to 54 years - 28%
  • 55 to 64 years - 35%
  • 65 to 74 years - 12%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

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

Uplands 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 Uplands. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Advanced Placement, Fine Arts, and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

6

Having Fun in Uplands

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Uplands feature playgrounds for kids and sports parks. There are 7 parks in Uplands, with 25 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

25

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 6
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 9
  • Basketball Courts - 4
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Trail - 1
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Getting Around in Uplands

There are 86 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Langstaff GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 24%
  • Commute to another city - 75%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 82%
  • Transit - 14%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 37%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 22%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 12%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Uplands

In this neighbourhood, 62% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 84% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 3%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 2%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 2%
  • $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 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 8%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 15%
  • $200,000 and over - 37%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 21%
  • Sales and service occupations - 17%
  • Management occupations - 17%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 17%
  • Health care and social assistance - 10%
  • Retail trade - 10%

Employment

  • Employed - 64% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 30% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Uplands Homes

In Uplands, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 23% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 6% 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 - 92%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 2%
  • Row house - 5%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 5%
  • Not condominium - 94%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 3%
  • 3 bedrooms - 18%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 76%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 9%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 45%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 21%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 9%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 5%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 3%
  • 1960 or before - 8%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 95%
  • Renter - 3%

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