Neighbourhoods
Rural Trent Hills

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 consistent population and a mix of age groups.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached homes, older construction, and spacious interiors with natural light.

Community Canvas

A rural community with a mix of families, retirees, and a strong sense of belonging.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks, recreational facilities, and access to the Trent River.

Have a look around Rural Trent Hills.

Rural Trent Hills has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 40s, people in their 50s, people in their 60s, and people in their 70s. Trent Hills is a township municipality in Northumberland County. It is on the Trent River and was created in 2001 through the amalgamation of the municipalities of Campbellford/Seymour, Percy Township and Hastings.

People & Families in Rural Trent Hills

Families with kids make up 31% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 41% of households and 24% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 59 different ethnic origins, and 9% are first-generation immigrants, while 13% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

4,815

Neighbourhood Population

11,411

Household Size

  • 1 person - 23%
  • 2 persons - 46%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 10%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 23%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 30%
  • Couples without children - 40%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 21%
  • 2 children - 16%
  • 3 or more children - 6%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 13%
  • 15 to 64 years - 58%
  • 65 years and over - 27%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 46%
  • Canadian - 40%
  • Scottish - 28%
  • Irish - 24%
  • French - 9%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 7%
  • 35 to 44 years - 11%
  • 45 to 54 years - 16%
  • 55 to 64 years - 25%
  • 65 to 74 years - 23%
  • 75 to 84 years - 10%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 6%
  • 30 to 39 years - 8%
  • 40 to 49 years - 9%
  • 50 to 59 years - 17%
  • 60 to 69 years - 19%
  • over 70 years - 15%

Rural Trent Hills Schools

Rural Trent Hills has elementary special programs and secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 3 Catholic schools serving Rural Trent Hills. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and Advanced Placement.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

3

Having Fun in Rural Trent Hills

Fun is easy to find at the many parks & rec facilities here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, water access, and nature parks. There are 7 parks in Rural Trent Hills, with 23 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

7

Number of Recreation Facilities

23

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Golf Courses - 3
  • Winter Sports Facilities - 3
  • Boating Facilities - 2
  • Country Club - 1
  • Fishing Locations - 3
  • Trails - 8
  • Nature Centre - 1
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Getting Around in Rural Trent Hills

There are 0 transit stops in Rural Trent Hills. In Rural Trent Hills, there are mostly vehicle commuters and a mix of commuting within and outside the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 46%
  • Commute to another city - 53%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 92%
  • Transit - 1%
  • Walk/bike - 4%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 22%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 19%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 13%
  • 60 minutes and over - 13%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 31%

Work and Education in Rural Trent Hills

In Rural Trent Hills, 13% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 56% have any postsecondary education. The retail trade industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 13%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 9%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 9%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 8%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 6%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 9%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 4%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 5%
  • $200,000 and over - 2%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 21%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 20%
  • Management occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Retail trade - 12%
  • Manufacturing - 10%
  • Health care and social assistance - 9%

Employment

  • Employed - 50% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 45% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rural Trent Hills Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached homes. Rural Trent Hills has a consistent population, with 33% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 91%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 2%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 3%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 1%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 6%
  • 2 bedrooms - 21%
  • 3 bedrooms - 45%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 26%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 26%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 12%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 8%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 4%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 4%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 4%
  • 1960 or before - 39%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 85%
  • Renter - 14%

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