Neighbourhoods
Stouffville

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 family-friendly neighbourhood with a close-knit community. An urban core in a rural area.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, with a mix of 3-4 bedroom houses, finished basements, and spacious kitchens.

Community Canvas

Many families with children, people from 134 ethnic origins, and a mix of employed and retired residents.

What You'll Love

Enjoy a family-friendly community with rich history, situated amidst beautiful natural surroundings on the Oak Ridges Moraine.

Have a look around Stouffville.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, families with teens, people in their 30s, and people in their 40s. Stouffville is the primary urban area within the town of Whitchurch–Stouffville. It is centred at the intersection of Main Street, Mill Street and Market Street. Founded in 1804 by Abraham Stouffer, the hamlet was originally named Stoufferville. In 1877, Stouffville became an incorporated village and on January 1 1971, the Village of Stouffville amalgamated with Whitchurch Township. The community is located on the Oak Ridges Moraine and the Rouge River watershed.

People & Families in Stouffville

Families with kids make up 60% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 20% of households and 15% of households are one person living alone. People in Stouffville come from 134 different ethnic origins, and 34% are first-generation immigrants, while 32% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

9,035

Neighbourhood Population

28,346

Household Size

  • 1 person - 14%
  • 2 persons - 24%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 25%
  • 5 or more persons - 15%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 14%
  • Non-family households - 1%
  • Families with children - 59%
  • Couples without children - 20%
  • Multiple families in household - 4%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 27%
  • 2 children - 33%
  • 3 or more children - 11%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 23%
  • 15 to 64 years - 63%
  • 65 years and over - 12%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 19%
  • Canadian - 18%
  • Chinese - 14%
  • Scottish - 13%
  • Irish - 13%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 13%
  • 35 to 44 years - 28%
  • 45 to 54 years - 23%
  • 55 to 64 years - 16%
  • 65 to 74 years - 10%
  • 75 to 84 years - 5%
  • 85 years and over - 2%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 8%
  • 5 to 9 years - 8%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 5%
  • 20 to 29 years - 8%
  • 30 to 39 years - 16%
  • 40 to 49 years - 15%
  • 50 to 59 years - 11%
  • 60 to 69 years - 8%
  • over 70 years - 5%

Stouffville Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 9 public schools and 7 Catholic schools serving Stouffville. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

9

Catholic Schools

7

Having Fun in Stouffville

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in Stouffville feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 26 parks in this neighbourhood, with 79 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

26

Number of Recreation Facilities

79

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 22
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pool - 1
  • Arena - 1
  • Rinks - 3
  • Tennis Courts - 6
  • Basketball Courts - 10
  • Ball Diamonds - 2
  • Sports Fields - 8
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pads - 2
  • Skateboard Park - 1
  • Sledding Hill - 1
  • Sports Courts - 7
  • Community Gardens - 2
  • Trails - 9
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
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Getting Around in Stouffville

There are 151 transit stops in this neighbourhood. Rail stations include Old Elm GO. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters and most commute to another city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 19%
  • Commute to another city - 81%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 87%
  • Transit - 8%
  • Walk/bike - 2%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 20%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 29%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 14%
  • 60 minutes and over - 19%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 16%

Work and Education in Stouffville

In this neighbourhood, 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 - 4%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 4%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 4%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 14%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 11%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 14%
  • $200,000 and over - 10%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 22%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 18%
  • Management occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%
  • Educational services - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 68% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Stouffville Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Stouffville has a consistent population, with 41% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 9% 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 - 71%
  • Semi-detached house - 8%
  • Duplex - 3%
  • Row house - 9%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 7%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 3%
  • Not condominium - 96%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 4%
  • 2 bedrooms - 8%
  • 3 bedrooms - 36%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 50%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 12%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 11%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 7%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 37%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 17%
  • 1960 or before - 9%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 88%
  • Renter - 11%

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