Neighbourhoods
Eden Mills

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 peaceful and close-knit community with a mix of families and older residents.

Property Pulse

Detached homes with spacious interiors, beautiful views, and charming features like fireplaces.

Community Canvas

A diverse community with residents from various ethnic backgrounds, creating a welcoming and inclusive environment.

What You'll Love

The sought-after village atmosphere, great schools, and stunning natural surroundings.

Have a look around Eden Mills.

Eden Mills has a consistent population, and is popular with families with teens, people in their 40s, people in their 50s, and people in their 60s. Guelph/Eramosa is a township located in Wellington County. It partly encircles the city of Guelph, surrounding it in a continuous arc from approximately northeast to south-southwest of the city. Settler Adam Argo named a small area as Eden Mills in 1846 after building a mill there. Over the years, the hamlet had a grist mill, an oatmeal mill, and several saw mills, all powered by the Eramosa River.

People & Families in Eden Mills

Families with kids make up 40% of households in Eden Mills, while couples without children make up 43% of households and 13% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 17 different ethnic origins, and 21% are first-generation immigrants, while 22% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

150

Neighbourhood Population

405

Household Size

  • 1 person - 13%
  • 2 persons - 46%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 20%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 13%
  • Non-family households - 0%
  • Families with children - 40%
  • Couples without children - 43%
  • Multiple families in household - 0%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 15%
  • 2 children - 19%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 13%
  • 15 to 64 years - 67%
  • 65 years and over - 18%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 38%
  • Scottish - 35%
  • Irish - 22%
  • Canadian - 21%
  • German - 18%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 6%
  • 35 to 44 years - 9%
  • 45 to 54 years - 19%
  • 55 to 64 years - 32%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 16%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

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 - 6%
  • 30 to 39 years - 9%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 20%
  • 60 to 69 years - 20%
  • over 70 years - 7%

Eden Mills Schools

Eden Mills has great secondary schools and secondary special programs. There are 3 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and French Immersion.

Public Schools

3

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Eden Mills

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in Eden Mills feature skating. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 6 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 6.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

6

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Rink - 1
  • Basketball Court - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Sledding Hill - 1
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Getting Around in Eden Mills

There are 0 transit stops in Eden Mills. In this neighbourhood, there are mostly vehicle commuters, most commute to another city, and people have mostly medium commutes.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 5%
  • Commute to another city - 94%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 95%
  • Transit - 0%
  • Walk/bike - 0%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 43%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 23%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 13%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 13%

Work and Education in Eden Mills

In this neighbourhood, 24% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 64% have any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 9%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 3%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 3%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 3%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 10%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 3%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 3%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 20%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 10%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 16%
  • $200,000 and over - 10%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 18%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 16%
  • Sales and service occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 9%
  • Public administration - 9%
  • Retail trade - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 71% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 25% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Eden Mills Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 14% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 0% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 93%
  • Semi-detached house - 6%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 0%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 103%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 0%
  • 2 bedrooms - 29%
  • 3 bedrooms - 41%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 29%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 28%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 28%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 6%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 37%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 96%
  • Renter - 6%

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