Downsview-Roding-CFB is south of Sheppard Avenue West, and north of HWY 401. Allen Road is to the east, while HWY 400 is to the west.
The Downsview-Roding-CFB neighbourhood is one of the largest neighbourhoods in the GTA with high growth. The population of this neighbourhood is very high with a high number of families with children (17%) and seniors (15%). Top non-official languages are Italian and Spanish, while top ethnic origins are Italian, Filipino, Jamaican, and Vietnamese. The median after-tax household income for residents in the neighbourhood is $44,087, slightly lower than the City of Toronto ($52,149). The Downsview-Roding-CFB neighbourhood has a higher crime rate, at 283 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Downsview-Roding-CFB has a very high number of low-rise apartments (27%) and single-detached houses (33%). However, there are a very low number of high-rise apartment buildings, row houses, and duplexes. Home prices in the neighbourhood are $400,486, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Nearby shopping malls include Yorkdale Shopping Centre and The Promenade Shopping Centre, located 5.4 km and 11.4 km away. Food Basics, Metro, and No Frills are the nearest grocery stores, and Walmart is conveniently located in the neighbourhood for convenient shopping. Visit the local parks for the day, including Heathrow Park, Langholm Park, Ancaster Park, Anthony Road School Park, Seeley Greenbelt, Sunfield Park, Oakdale Village Park, Ridge Park, Robert Leek Park, and Roding Park. Humber River Regional is the closest hospital at 4 km away. Enjoy neighbourhood activities at Black Creek Library and Nelson A. Boylen Collegiate Institute's swimming pool, just 3.4 km away.
HWY 401 and Keele Street is in the neighbourhood, while HWY 400 and Jane Street is 3.7 km away. Grab the subway at Downsview Station or Wilson Station in the neighbourhood or take the GO from GO Weston, 5.8 km away.
Landmarks in Downsview Roding Etobicoke
The major landmarks in the Downsview-Roding-CFB neighbourhood are Oakdale Golf & Country Club, North York Sheridan Mall, and Downsview Library.
Schools and Childcare in Downsview Roding Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the Downsview-Roding-CFB neighbourhood include Pierre Laporte Middle School, Highview Public School, Downsview Public School, St. Gerard Majella Catholic School, St. Conrad Catholic School, Tumpane Public School, and Sheppard Public School. Finally, Downsview Secondary School is the lone high school. Drop your children off for the day at Air-O-Down Child Care Centre, Ancaster Satellite Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Blaydon Community Day Care, Cast for Kids Child Care Centre, Highview Wilson Child Care, Friendly Times Child Care, Tumpane Child Care Learning Centre, Downsview Day Care centre, Carmelite Missionary Sisters – Child Care, and Children’s Playgarden/Toronto Military Family Resource Centre.