Richmond Hill (2011 population 185,541) is a town located in the southern portion of York Region, Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Greater Toronto Area and is bounded by Bloomington Rd. (Aurora town limit) to the north, York Regional Road 7 (Vaughan city limit west of Yonge St., Markham city limit east of Yonge St.) to the south, Bathurst St. (Vaughan city limit) to the west, and Ontario Highway 404 (Markham city limit) to the east. Its southern limit is about 4 kilometres (3 miles) north of the Toronto city limit, Steeles Avenue, and approximately 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of the downtown core of Toronto. The town extends 14 kilometres north-south and 7 kilometres east-west. It is the third most populous municipality in York Region and the 28th most populous municipality in Canada.

Richmond Hill has in recent years seen a huge population upsurge, being Canada’s fastest-growing community in the 1990s. Richmond Hill is an affluent town with a large number of people employed in areas of business, finance, industry and healthcare. The town is home to the world-renowned David Dunlap Observatory telescope, at one time the second largest telescope in the world, and still the largest in Canada. It is twinned with Lakeland, Florida, US.

According to 2011 Census data, English is the mother tongue of (a comparatively low) 40.7% of the residents of Richmond Hill. Native speakers of Cantonese make up 8.6% of the population, closely trailed by those of Persian, constituting 8.5% of the town’s population. Not otherwise specified Chinese languages serve as mother tongue for 6.5% of Richmond Hill residents. Following are Russian (5.3%), Mandarin (3.9%), Italian (3.9%), and Korean (2.3%), thus formulating a very diverse linguistic milieu.

  At The End Of  March  2018 (Average Price)

Condo Apt.             Semi-Detached       Detached

$470,137                          $ 827,800                  $1164517


Market update 2016 (Average price):           Condo Apt.             Semi-Detached       Detached

                               July :                                   $379,607                     $830,359                  $1.518,320

                                                            Market update 2015.  Richmond Hill

                                               Detached:          Tree bedrooms                        Four  bedrooms  

                                         Median price            $628,000                                    $999,000   


 Market update Aprile 2015. 

                                                                     House            Apartment    

 Median price   :                                    $898,900              $329,000

Monthly growth :                                     4.59%                -0.24%

(Real Estate Wealth Canada)

Neighborhood Profile ( Langstaff, Bayview Glen area)

(Based on Statistics Canada Census Dissemination Areas 2014)


Media age of Population :                 37.69

Average Household Income  :       $90,188

Share of Census Families with Children (%) :  70.45

Share of Population by Marital Status:

Married           64.25%

Single               26.08%

Share Population by Ethnic Origin:

European origins              17.29%

Asian origins                     75.21%

Share of occupied Dwellings by Tenure:

Owned      96.20%

Rented      3.80%

Average  Price 2015 :

Att/Row/ Townhouse                             $718,794

Condo Apt   (Oneida Cres. )                 $269,357 one bedroom

Condo Townhouse                                —-

Detached                                               $963,000

Link                                                          —-

Semi-Detached                                     $771,230

Best Richmond Hill Schools

Sixteenth Avenue P.S.   Langstaff area

Richmond Rose P.S.   Rouge Woods area

Silver Stream P.S.    Rouge Woods area

Bayview S.S.          Rouge Woods area