North of Glenfield-Jane Heights is Finch Avenue West, and to the south and east is Black Creek, while HWY 400 passes to the west.
The population of Glenfield-Jane Heights neighbourhood is very high with a very number of families with children (21%), youth (14%), and seniors (15%). Among other GTA neighbourhoods, the number of working age and pre-retirement people is low. The top non-official languages are Spanish and Italian, while top ethnic origins are Italian, Vietnamese, Jamaican, Chinese, and East Indian. The median after-tax household income in the neighbourhood is $44,488, lower than Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate per 10,000 people per year in Glenfield-Jane Heights is 234.
The Glenfield-Jane Heights neighbourhood has a very high number of semi-detached houses (34%) and row houses (14%). It has a very low number of single-family homes and apartment buildings. Glenfield-Jane Heights has low home prices compared to similar neighbourhoods in Toronto, averaging around $304,262 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre is 9 km away while Woodbine Shopping Centre is 11 km away, affording great shopping options. Price Chopper is the nearest grocery store while Walmart is 3 km away. Neighbourhood parks are available to enjoy, including Langdale Court Greenbelt, Silvio Colella Park, Spenvalley Park, Stanley Park, Topcliff Park, Oakdale Park, Reading Sprouts Garden, Yorkwoods Park, Downsview Dells Park, and Fennimore Park. Humber River Regional Hospital is the closest hospital, conveniently located within the neighbourhood. Jane/Sheppard Library and C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute provide space for community events.
HWY 400 and Finch Avenue West borders the neighbourhood. HWY 401 and HWY 400 are 8 km and 10 km away, and HWY 407 is also nearby. Downsview Station is the nearest subway station, 6 km away and the nearest GO station is GO York University, 6 km away.
Landmarks in Glenfield Jane Heights Etobicoke
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Jane Finch Plaza, Jane/Sheppard Library, Jane Sheppard Plaza, and Humber River Regional Hospital.
Schools and Childcare in Glenfield Jane Heights Etobicoke
There are a number of elementary schools in the Glenfield-Jane Heights neighbourhood, including Oakdale Park Middle School, Firgrove Public School, St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, St. Jane Frances Catholic School, St. Martha Catholic School, Blessed Margherita of Citta di Castello, and Yorkwoods Public School. The neighbourhood secondary school is Westview Centennial Secondary School. Children can be cared for at a number of childcare centres in the neighbourhood, including Calico Saints Child Care Centre, Firgrove Satellite Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Topcliff Community Child Care, Tot World Child Care Centre, Firgrove Early Learning and Child Care Centre, St. Francis De Sales Jr. Y, and Sisters Of Our Lady Of Mount Carmel.