Point Grey

Point Grey is a wealthy neighborhood located to the west of Metro Vancouver that is highly in demand due to its strategic location next to the ocean, scenic mountain views as well as sunsets. It is bordered to the west by the UBC and the Endowment Lands, southwards is West16th Avenue, Alma Street lies to the east and located to the north of this neighborhood, across the water is  English Bay. The neighbourhood flourishes with various amenities ranging from parks to clubs such as the Jericho Beach and the Royal Vancouver Yacht, respectively.

Historical Facts

It was at the start of 1900 that the development of this neighborhood began. The area’s potential to have recreational facilities was realized during this period. Single English architectural detached homes are the first kind of houses to be developed in this area. However, due to the ever increasing population of Point Grey, various kinds of housings are being developed in the area.


Just like any other neighborhood, Point Grey features both elementary and secondary schools. University Hill, Queen Elizabeth, Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Queen Mary elementary schools in addition to University Hill and Lord Byng secondary schools are accessible from the neighborhood.


The neighborhood has an approximate population of twelve thousand, nine hundred and ninety. The residents who are under nineteen years constitute 22% of the total population, 26% range from 20 to 39 years, 38% 40 to 64 years and 14% are at least 65 years in age. Detached duplexes and single detached homes make up 25% and 43% of the total dwellings, respectively. English is the most spoken language by approximately 72% of the residents followed by Chinese at 10%. French, German and Japanese speakers also reside in the neighborhood. The average income per household on an annual basis is $105,383.