Davenport Road is north of Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction and to the south is Bloor Street West. Christie Street is on the east side, while the C.N.R./C.P.R. passes along the western border of the neighbourhood.
The population of the Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction neighbourhood is very high, but in recent years this neighbourhood has seen low growth. It has a high working age population (52%) and a low population of families with children, pre-retirement people, and seniors. Top non-official languages are Portuguese and Spanish and top ethnic origins are Portuguese, English, Irish, and Italian. The median after-tax household income in the neighbourhood is $50,741, compared to City of Toronto averages of $52,149. Total major crime incidents in the neighbourhood are 215 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
The Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction neighbourhood has a very high number of low-rise apartments (49%) and semi-detached houses (15%). Compared to City of Toronto, this neighbourhood has a very low number of high-rise apartment buildings and single-family homes. Home values in this neighbourhood are $512,789, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Dufferin Mall and Hazelton Lakes are located 1 km and 4 km away from the Dovercourt-Wallace Emerson-Junction neighbourhood. Neighbourhood grocery stores are FreshCo and No Frills, while Walmart is located nearby on Dufferin Street. Enjoy some time at the neighbourhood parks: Dovercourt Park, Irene Avenue Parkette, Susan TibaldiParkette, Symington Avenue Playground, Northumberland Playground, Perth Avenue Parkette, Perth Square Park, Primrose Avenue Parkette, Salem Parkette, and Wallace Emerson Park. Toronto Western Hospital is 4 km away, while Perth/Dupont Library is in the neighbourhood. Enjoy a swim at Wallace-Emerson Community Centre’s pool.
Gardiner Expressway is located 6 km away. HWY 400 and Jane Street is 9 km away. Grab the subway at Ossington Station, Dufferin Station, Christie Station, Dundas West Station or Lansdowne Station. The nearest GO station is GO Bloor, also located within the neighbourhood.
Landmarks in Dovercourt Wallace Emerson Ju Etobicoke
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Perth/Dupont Library, Lansdowne Station, Dufferin Station, Ossington Station, Christie Station, GO Bloor Station.
Schools and Childcare in Dovercourt Wallace Emerson Ju Etobicoke
Neighbourhood elementary schools are St. Luigi Catholic School, St. Mary of the Angels Catholic School, St. Anthony Catholic School, Pauline Junior Public School, Perth Avenue Junior Public School, and Hawthorne II Bilingual Alternative Junior School. Secondary schools are Bloor Collegiate Institute and Alpha II Alternate School.
There are many childcare centres in the neighbourhood, such as Dover Gardens Nursery School, Bloorcourt Village Early Learning Centre, Network Child Care, Network Child Care Services – Ossington, Macaulay Child Development Centre - Dovercourt Child Care, Kids Korner Day Care, Les Bouts D’Choux, Hawthorne-On-Essex Day Care, and Perth Early Learning Centre.