North of Elms-Old Rexdale is the Humber River and to the south is HWY 401. West Humber Parkland is to the east, while Islington Avenue passes to the west.
The Elms-Old Rexdale neighbourhood has one of the lowest populations in the GTA but has a very high number of families with children (22%) and youth (14%). The top non-official languages in the neighbourhood are Spanish and Italian, while the top ethnic origins are Italian, English, Jamaican, and Filipino. Median after-tax household income for the neighbourhood is $49,425, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents in this neighbourhood are 194 per 10,000 people per year.
This neighbourhood has a very high number of high-rise apartments (43%), single-detached houses (32%), and row houses (16%). The Elms-Old Rexdale neighbourhood has some of the lowest home prices in Toronto averaging around $233,832, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This is also a neighbourhood with the most abundant green space in the Greater Toronto Area with a lot of trees for picnicking and enjoying the outdoors.
Woodbine Shopping Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre are nearby at 6 km and 9 km away. Grab some groceries at stores in the neighbourhood such as Food Basics, No Frills, and Walmart. There are a number of parks to relax at in the Elms-Old Rexdale, including Humber Valley Golf Course, Summerlea Park, The Elms Park, Turpin Avenue Park, and West Humber Parkland. The nearest hospital is Humber River Regional Hospital, at 4 km away. Enjoy some community events at Rexdale Library (3 km away) or Elms Community School’s swimming pool within the neighbourhood.
HWY 401 and Islington is 3 km away while HWY 400 and Jane Street is 5 km away. Take the subway at Yorkdale Station, 9 km away, or take the GO at GO EtobicokeNorth located nearby.
Landmarks in Elms Old Rex Etobicoke
The major landmark in the neighbourhood is the Humber Valley Golf Course.
Schools and Childcare in Elms Old Rex Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood include Boys’ Leadership Academy, Braeburn Junior School, Elmlea Junior School, The Elms Junior Middle School, and St. Stephen Catholic School. Childcare centres in this neighbourhood are B.F. Toronto Centre for Early Childhood Education and Braeburn Woods Day Care Centre.