Wellington North Neighbourhoods
Rural Wellington North

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 rural community in many small villages.

Property Pulse

Detached homes with older construction, spacious layouts, and attractive features like open concept designs and walk-in closets.

Community Canvas

A welcoming and inclusive community with a strong family-oriented atmosphere.

What You'll Love

The abundance of parks and recreational facilities, providing plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and family fun.

Have a look around Rural Wellington North.

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 50s, and people in their 60s. Rural Wellington North contains the smaller communities of Damascus, Derrynane, Farewell, Gordonville, Green Park, Kenilworth, Metz, Monck, Mount View, Olivet, Petherton, Riverstown and Wagram. On January 1, 1999, the Wellington North township was formed through the amalgamation of the townships of Arthur and West Luther, the village of Arthur and the town of Mount Forest, and a small portion of the West Garafraxa Township.

People & Families in Rural Wellington North

Families with kids make up 38% of households in Rural Wellington North, while couples without children make up 35% of households and 21% of households are one person living alone. People in this neighbourhood come from 48 different ethnic origins, and 10% are first-generation immigrants, while 13% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

2,055

Neighbourhood Population

5,701

Household Size

  • 1 person - 20%
  • 2 persons - 40%
  • 3 persons - 13%
  • 4 persons - 12%
  • 5 or more persons - 14%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 20%
  • Non-family households - 2%
  • Families with children - 38%
  • Couples without children - 35%
  • Multiple families in household - 2%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 19%
  • 2 children - 16%
  • 3 or more children - 15%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 20%
  • 15 to 64 years - 63%
  • 65 years and over - 15%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Canadian - 40%
  • English - 25%
  • Scottish - 21%
  • Irish - 20%
  • German - 17%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 14%
  • 35 to 44 years - 12%
  • 45 to 54 years - 20%
  • 55 to 64 years - 24%
  • 65 to 74 years - 16%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 0%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 6%
  • 10 to 14 years - 6%
  • 15 to 19 years - 6%
  • 20 to 29 years - 11%
  • 30 to 39 years - 9%
  • 40 to 49 years - 9%
  • 50 to 59 years - 15%
  • 60 to 69 years - 12%
  • over 70 years - 6%

Rural Wellington North Schools

This neighbourhood has secondary special programs. There are 7 public schools and 5 Catholic schools serving Rural Wellington North. The special programs offered at local schools include Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

7

Catholic Schools

5

Having Fun in Rural Wellington North

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. There are 1 parks in this neighbourhood, with 2 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 2.

Number of Parks

1

Number of Recreation Facilities

2

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playground - 1
  • Ball Diamond - 1
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Getting Around in Rural Wellington North

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

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 44%
  • Commute to another city - 54%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 91%
  • Transit - 2%
  • Walk/bike - 8%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 29%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 16%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 10%
  • 60 minutes and over - 14%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 29%

Work and Education in Rural Wellington North

In this neighbourhood, 10% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 42% have any postsecondary education. The agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 12%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 9%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 8%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 8%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 7%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 7%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 7%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 7%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 12%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 6%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 6%
  • $200,000 and over - 4%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 24%
  • Management occupations - 17%
  • Sales and service occupations - 15%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting - 20%
  • Manufacturing - 16%
  • Construction - 11%

Employment

  • Employed - 66% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 2% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 31% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Rural Wellington North Homes

In Rural Wellington North, there are mostly detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 27% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 8% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 90%
  • Semi-detached house - 0%
  • Duplex - 0%
  • Row house - 0%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 5%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 2%
  • Not condominium - 97%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 3%
  • 2 bedrooms - 19%
  • 3 bedrooms - 41%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 35%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 23%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 19%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 10%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 5%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 5%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 4%
  • 1960 or before - 31%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 85%
  • Renter - 14%
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