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

An appealing and family-friendly neighbourhood with a rich history and close-knit community.

Property Pulse

Mostly older, owner-occupied detached homes with spacious interiors and beautiful features like gas fireplaces.

Community Canvas

A community with a mix of age groups and ethnic origins, fostering a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.

What You'll Love

The small village feeling, and family-friendly park facilities.

Have a look around Arthur.

Arthur has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, people in their 20s, people in their 30s, and people in their 50s. Arthur is a community located just north of Highway 6 and Wellington Road 109 in the township of Wellington North. Formerly an independent village, Arthur was amalgamated into Wellington North on January 1, 1999. The village was named after Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. Settlers began arriving in 1840. The saw and grist mills on the Conestogo River encouraged people to settle here. In 1851, a post office, church and school were organized. Development increased in 1872 when the train line of the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway reached the village which was incorporated in that year.

People & Families in Arthur

Families with kids make up 45% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 25% of households and 25% of households are one person living alone. People in Arthur come from 28 different ethnic origins, and 9% are first-generation immigrants, while 9% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

570

Neighbourhood Population

1,619

Household Size

  • 1 person - 26%
  • 2 persons - 30%
  • 3 persons - 14%
  • 4 persons - 18%
  • 5 or more persons - 10%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 25%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 44%
  • Couples without children - 25%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 19%
  • 2 children - 23%
  • 3 or more children - 16%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 20%
  • 15 to 64 years - 62%
  • 65 years and over - 16%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 46%
  • Scottish - 29%
  • English - 29%
  • Irish - 27%
  • German - 20%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 6%
  • 25 to 34 years - 16%
  • 35 to 44 years - 17%
  • 45 to 54 years - 22%
  • 55 to 64 years - 17%
  • 65 to 74 years - 12%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 6%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 7%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 12%
  • 30 to 39 years - 13%
  • 40 to 49 years - 10%
  • 50 to 59 years - 12%
  • 60 to 69 years - 8%
  • over 70 years - 10%

Arthur Schools

Arthur has secondary special programs. There are 2 public schools and 4 Catholic schools serving Arthur. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

2

Catholic Schools

4

Having Fun in Arthur

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids and skating. There are 3 parks in this neighbourhood, with 13 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 4.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

13

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Pool - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
  • Sports Court - 1
  • Fairground - 1
  • Trails - 2
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Getting Around in Arthur

There are 0 transit stops in Arthur. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters, a mix of commuting within and outside the city, and people have mostly short commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 44%
  • Commute to another city - 53%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 85%
  • Transit - 1%
  • Walk/bike - 12%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 28%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 19%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 11%
  • 60 minutes and over - 3%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 36%

Work and Education in Arthur

In this neighbourhood, 9% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 49% have any postsecondary education. The manufacturing industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 10%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 5%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 9%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 8%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 10%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 13%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 6%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 3%
  • $200,000 and over - 2%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Occupations in manufacturing and utilities - 24%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 20%
  • Sales and service occupations - 20%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Manufacturing - 31%
  • Health care and social assistance - 11%
  • Retail trade - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 72% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 23% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Arthur Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Arthur has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 10% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 76%
  • Semi-detached house - 1%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 14%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 8%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 1%
  • 2 bedrooms - 18%
  • 3 bedrooms - 47%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 28%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 21%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 14%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 7%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 7%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 7%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 7%
  • 1960 or before - 38%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 79%
  • Renter - 21%
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