The Lawson Heights community mostly came together in the 1970’s and tapered off in the late 1980’s as the community was established by then. The Mall at Lawson Heights offers most amenities and there are several recreational facilities in this neighbourhood including the Kinsmen/Henk Ruys Soccer Centre, Lawson Civic Centre (with Saskatoon’s first wave pool, tropical beach-like pool, toddlers pool, multipurpose room, indoor playground, fitness room, poolside deck, and an outdoor park area). The streets here are named after Saskatchewan lakes.

Statistics 2015

Population: 5,094 Homeownership: 70.0% Average Personal Income: $41,950 Average Household Size: 2.5

Boundaries

Within the Lawson Suburban Development Area (West Side), the neighbourhood of Lawson Heights is bounded to the north by Lenore Drive. It is basically triangular in shape. Primrose Drive is to the west. Pinehouse Drive is on the south. Whiteswan Drive provides a scenic drive along the eastern edge, which borders upon the Meewasin Park on the river bank of the South Saskatchewan River.

Population Breakdown

 

Age Group Male Female
0 – 4 145 125
5 – 9 145 115
10 – 14 145 130
15 – 19 175 145
20 – 24 200 165
25 – 29 180 210
30 – 34 150 165
35 – 39 135 130
40 – 44 145 135
45 – 49 165 185
50 – 54 205 210
55 – 59 170 210
60 – 64 175 150
65 – 69 95 105
70 – 74 65 65
75 – 79 40 45
80 – 84 15 25
85+ 10 20

 

Family Income

 

Family Income Number
Under $10,000  40
$10,000 – $19,999  20
$20,000 – $29,999  80
$30,000 – $39,999  145
$40,000 – $49,999  165
$50,000 – $59,999  160
$60,000 – $79,999  295
$80,000 – $99,999  220
$100,000 – $124,999  240
$125,000 – $149,999  90
$150,000 and over  390
AVERAGE FAMILY INCOME $105,977

 

First Language

 

First Language Number
English 3,680
Tagalog 120
Gujarati 95
Ukrainian 135
German 75

 

Schools

Public Elementary Schools: Lawson Heights Separate Elementary Schools: St. George Public Middle Schools: None Separate Middle Schools: None Public Secondary Schools: None Separate Secondary Schools:None

Parks

Park Name Acres
Meewasin Park 38.1
Rochdale Park 19.2

 

Types of Homes

 

Types of Home Number
One Unit Dwelling 994
Two Unit Dwelling 116
Multi-Unit Dwelling 878
TOTAL DWELLINGS 1,988
Neighborhood Area (acres) 346.0
Dwelling Units per Acre 5.7

 

Age of Homes

 

Age of homes Number
Before 1960 35
1961 – 1980 1,190
1981 – 1990 530
1991 – 2000 95
2001 – 2005 0
2006 – 2011 0

 

Average Selling Prices

Year 2015                                 No. of Sales            Avg. Price ($)

Low rise Apt Condo               12                                $243,192

Single Family Dwelling        37                                $412,160

Semi-detached                         1                                 $435,000

Condo Townhouse                  7                                 $350,629

High rise Apt Condo              6                                 $211,317

 

The neighborhood statistical information on this page was compiled by the City of Saskatoon Planning Branch, all of the information was accurate as of the 2015 Federal Census.