Located north of Ontario, Concord is an industrial neighbourhood of the York Region with bustling residential pockets preferred by students and working professionals. The Concord neighbourhood is a part of Vaughan City. It stands just 6 km from Vaughan Mills, one of the largest shopping complexes in Canada, with an impressive mix of over 200 fashion outlets, entertainment zones, and dining options. The name Concord is believed to refer to the hometown of Hiram White. He was one of the early settlers and came from Concord, Vermont.
Concord grew from being a small farming hamlet to a well-developed modern neighbourhood featuring educational institutions, healthcare centres, retail stores, cosy restaurants, trendy cafes, and more. It also houses the headquarters of many multinational and domestic corporations.
Concord is home to a growing community of diverse dwellers who lend the place a distinct vibe. It is among the pet-friendly neighbourhoods of Vaughan. Glen Shields is a prominent residential area in the southeast of the community.
Spreading out on the northeast is another popular residential pocket called Dufferin Hills. The residential sectors of this neighbourhood are marked with detached homes, link-style homes, back-split homes, and townhomes.
People residing in the region enjoy a good lifestyle. The cost of living in Concord is lower than in most other places in Vaughan. The liveability score of the area is quite high. This score is determined by several factors such as employment, cost of living, amenities, crime rate, and so forth, as shown in the table below.
|Cost of Living
The crime rate in the Concord neighbourhood is 39% less than the national average, making it a safe place to reside in. A snapshot of the crime rate in Concord as given in the table below illustrates this point further.
||Concord per 100,000 people
||Vaughan per 100,000 people
||Ontario per 100,000 people
||National per 100,000 people