North of Humber Summit neighbourhood is Steels Avenue West, and to the south is Finch Avenue West. The Humber River passes on the west side, while HWY 400 is to the east.
The Humber Summit neighbourhood is a low growth neighbourhood although it has a large area. The neighbourhood has a high percentage of families with children (18%) and seniors (18%). The area has a diverse population, with different languages and cultures. The top non-official languages are Italian and Punjabi, while top ethnic origins are Italian, East Indian, Pakistani, and Vietnamese. The media after-tax household income for residents in the neighbourhood is $53,272, compared to Toronto’s $52,149, and the neighbourhood is home to a very large number of local businesses. The total major crime incidents rate per 10,000 people per year here is 231.
Humber Summit has a very high number of semi-detached houses (50%) and a low number of single-detached houses, apartments, row houses, and duplexes. The neighbourhood has low home prices, averaging around $354,381compares to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
You can shop at Woodbine Shopping Centre or Vaughan Mills, located 7km and 12 km away. Get some groceries at Food Basics or No Frills, while Walmart and Real Canadian Superstore is 6 km away. There are a number of parks in the neighbourhood at which to relax, including Gord and Irene Risk Park, Gracedale Park, Islington Park, Knights of Columbus Park, Apted Park, Plunkett Park, Primula Parkette, Rowntree Mills Park, Whitfield Parkette, and Duncanwoods Greenbelt. In this neighbourhood is also Humber River Regional Hospital, Humber Summit Library, and Emery Collegiate Institute, the closest swimming pool.
The closest adjoining highway exit is Finch Avenue West and Steeles Avenue West on the HWY 400. The other nearest highway is HWY 407. You can grab the subway at Downsview Station, about 11 km away; GO Etobicoke is the nearest GO station about 8 Km away.
Landmarks in Humber Summit Etobicoke
The major landmarks of this neighbourhood include SMVS Shree Swaminarayan Mandir Toronto, Humber Summit Library, Gord and Irene Risk Community Centre, Finchdale Plaza, and Good Shepherd Chaldean Cathedral Church.
Schools and Childcare in Humber Summit Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are Humber Summit Middle School, Gracedale Public School, St. Roch Catholic School, and John Merlini Catholic School. Childcare centres in the area are Educare Kindergarten – Islington, St. Roch Child Care Centre, and Northwest Childhood Learning Centre.