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Black-Creek, Toronto

Black-Creek – Neighbourhood Overview

The Black Creek Pioneer village was previously known as Dalzi Pioneer Park. This village has over 40 buildings which were built in the 19th century. However, the majority of these properties situated here were usually moved to the original location. Black Creek is a river which is situated in the Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario.  There are a large number of properties in this place. There are freehold properties along with some commercial properties, residential properties and other properties in this place.

Liveability and Lifestyle of Black-Creek

This town has ranked 308 out of all the cities in Toronto. Moreover, the rank of this place is 58% better than all the other places in Ontario. The Black Creek Neighbourhood is ranked highly in terms of its overall amenities, although the ranking is lower for employment opportunities.
Liveability 64
Amenities A+
Cost of Living B
Employment C-
Housing B+
The crime rates are comparatively lower for the Neighbourhood Black Creek. There is a crime rate that is slightly more than 4% for the Black Creek location. The violent crime ratio is lower than the proportion of property crimes.
Index Black Creek (100k people|) Toronto (100 k people) Ontario (100k people) National (100k people)
Total crime 4068 2915 3086 4223
Violent crime 1044 748 792 1042
Property crime 3023 2167 2294 3181
The crime rate of this place is 4% lower than the national average. However, the rate of violent crimes is equal to the national average of violent crimes. There is a chance that out of every 25 persons, one will be a victim. One good thing about this locality is that Black Creek is said to be 21% safer than all the other cities in Ontario.  

People & Culture of Black-Creek

Black Creek is a growing town with new residences coming in every year. The tourism industry of this town is also improving with tourists rushing in from different parts of the world. There are many tourist destinations to visit. Moreover, the majority of the people are making this place their permanent residence due to the improved facilities. 
Median household income $5467
Unemployment rate 5.3%
In labor force 52.4%
The median income of this town is 34% lower than the national average. However, one positive aspect is that the unemployment rate of this place is 17% lower than the national average. The people of the area majorly speak English and only a negligible proportion speaks French.
Statistics Black Creek Toronto Ontario
Speak English only 88.8% 85.9% 86.1%
Speak French only 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
In Black Creek, almost 88.8% of people speak only English which is the highest among the people living in Toronto and Ontario. On the other hand, only 0.1% of residents speak only French. This is lower than the rate of people who speak French in Ontario.  

Black-Creek Neighbourhood Nearby

Black Creek is a thriving neighbourhood of Peel. There are many people staying in here and new developments are always happening in this place. There are some good schools in here, good hospitals and restaurants.

Nearby schools

  • Black Creek Elementary Middle School
  • Lee Woodard Elementary School
  • Kingswood Magnet Elementary School
  • George W. Floyd Elementary School
  • Terrant High School

Nearby hospitals

  • Humber River Hospital
  • Black Creek Community Health Centre
  • Sunnybrook Holland Centre
  • St. John's Rehab Hospital
  • Toronto General Hospital

Nearby restaurants

  • Canoe
  • Michael's On Simcoe
  • DaiLo
  • Richmond Station
  • Adega Restaurante
  • Scaramouche Restaurant
  • Aloette Restaurant
  • RASA
  • Volos Greek Cuisine

Nearby shopping centers

  • Yorkdale Shopping Centre
  • Promenade Shopping Centre
  • CF Toronto Eaton Centre
  • Toronto Premium Outlets
  • Yorkgate Mall

Top Attractions & Places to Visit in Black-Creek

There are so many places that you should definitely visit while you are in Black Creek. These include several tourist landmarks and other historical attractions. Some of these places include the following:

Heritage buildings

There are some of the oldest heritage buildings situated in Black Creek. Famous among them are the Apple Storage Cellar, Bolton shop, Broom Makers Shop, Charles Irvine's Weaver's Shop, Daniel Strong's Grain Earn, Dickson's Hill School and many others. Some of these places are beautifully designed and constructed.

Historical Artifacts 

Black Creek is also famous for the large number of historical artifacts that it has. You can go to the McNair Gallery to witness the various historical exhibitions held there. Along with this, you can also visit the Catherine Thuro Lighting Collection which has over 150 working kerosene lamps. 

Beautiful gardens

Black Creek also has some beautiful features gardens in its locality. Some of the famous gardens situated in here is The Herb Garden, The Berry Garden, the Burwick House Kitchen Garden, The Market Garden, and many others. These gardens are beautifully created and they are soothing to the eyes. You can really have a peaceful time in here.   

Things To Do in Black-Creek

There are multiple things to do in the neighoburhood. These include shopping, dining at leading restaurants like RASA, Canoe and others, and also checking out a variety of historical landmarks en route.

Coastal Black Estate Winery

This is a family-owned winery. You can go to this place to taste some hand-crafted wine. Along with wine they also serve good Italian-style pizza. The atmosphere is relaxing and beautiful and you will surely enjoy this place if you love wine and good company.

Seaview Game Farm

This farm is situated near Vancouver Island. There are large numbers of animals such as deer, goats, cows, and many others. You can also stay here. there are two options for staying, which are camping and yurt. You can have your wedding in this location other than conducting normal events and occasions. 

Go on Grey Wolf Expedition at Orca Camp

The Grey Wolf Expeditions have been arranging Sea Kayaking and Whale Watching for the past 17 years. There are two options you can choose from, one is the 4 days and 3 nights Orca Camp Tour and the other one is the 3 days and 2 nights women-only camping. You can also enjoy fishing, yoga, healthy eating, meditation, and other activities. This is definitely a refreshing exercise for everybody. 

The Miracle Beach Mini Golf 

This is a mini golf court. The attendants are very friendly and you will definitely have a good time. There is a river nearby and this place is very beautiful for good for relaxing.

Good food at Pavillion Food and Drink

This is one of the most famous restaurants in Black Creek. You will get different kinds of cuisines at affordable prices.

Distance & Commute from Popular Locations

There are many areas which are commutable from the Black Creek neighbourhood. These are mentioned below:
  • Distance between Black Creek and Union station: 18 KM
  • Distance between Black Creek and Toronto Pearson International Airport:  27.8 KM
  • Distance between Black Creek and Brampton: 201 KM

Popular Markets in Black-Creek

There are several markets in the area, catering to all daily requirements of residents. They offer essentials and a variety of other items as well. Some of the neighbourhood shops which are popular, are given here.

St Lawrence market

This is a beautiful indoor market. You can get fresh vegetables and fruits in this market. Along with this, you can get different kinds of baked goods at affordable prices. Here, you can find everything you will need for your daily purposes.


In this place you will get different food items along with drink items. You can get cocktails and mocktails along with some delicious food. The best food is fried chicken. The prices of products are affordable.

Lion's farmers market

This is the best marketplace for getting fresh and organic food items. Some of the few vegetables that can be bought here are cucumber, zucchini, eggplant, cherries, peaches, golden plum, and others.

Black-Creek Demographics

The demographics are interesting here. The population is 23059 people. There are 6643 people for every square kilometer. The median age is also 35.8 here in the locality. There are 50% married couples, while 39% have children at home as well.
Statistic Location
Area Code 252
Population 23059
Population density (sq km) 6643
Median age 35.8
Male/Female ratio 1.1:1
Married couples 50%
Families w/ kids at home 39%

Things to do in Black-Creek with Kids & Pets

There are many parks in Black Creek where you can take your kids as well as your pets to have fun. Some of the good parks in here include:
  • Smythe park
  • Black Creek Site East
  • Rose Valley park
These parks have huge open spaces for the kids and the pets to play around and you can also relax and enjoy the day without worrying about them. If you have a dog then you can also bring your dog to the Black Creek Pioneer Village. However, there are some restrictions in here. Your dogs have to be leashed and they should be of good temperament as there will be horses, people and children in there. Another place where dogs are allowed is the Centerville Amusement park.

Average Cost of Living in Black-Creek

The approximate cost of living in Black Creek is given below. The area is costlier than the index score of 100 in terms of several parameters, while being reasonably priced and comfortable in several other aspects.
Index Location (out of 100)
Cost of living 96
Goods & Services 108
Groceries 100
Health care 103
Housing 67
Transportation 107
Utilities 130
The cost of living index has been calculated on the basis of a national average of 100. The cost of living of this place is 13% lower than all the localities in Toronto. Moreover, the cost of living of this place is 4% lower than the national average. 

Real Estate Housing Market of Black-Creek

There are more than 20 properties listed in the market for sale. The price range of these properties start from $ 550 to $ 750,000 on an average. There are properties with one bedrooms, 2 bedrooms and more than 2 bedrooms. The average floor size of these properties are between 800 square feet to 900 square feet. There are several Black Creek houses available in the Black Creek real estate market.

Location Insights


What is the average home price in Black Creek?

The average home price in Black Creek is between $ 50,000 to $ 749000.

How much does a rental home cost in Black Creek?

The rental value for homes in Black Creek is between $ 2000 per month to $ 4000 per month.

What are nearby neighborhoods in Black Creek?

Some of the nearby neighborhoods in this place is Agincourt, Little Italy, Silver Hills, Little Portugal, East Chinatown, Silverthorn, Allenby, Alderwood, Amesbury, Eatonville, and others.

How many homes are for sale in Black Creek?

There are more than 30 homes which are available in Black Creek for sale.

How quickly are homes selling in Black Creek?

Homes in here get sold within 15 days of getting listed.

Where does Black Creek rank among other Ontario neighborhoods?

This locality has got a ranking of 1985 out of all the neighborhoods in Ontario.

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