North of the Junction Are is Northland Avenue to Glen Scarlett Road, and to the south is Humberside Avenue to Annette Street. The C.N. Railway passes on the east side, while Runnymede Road is to the west.
The Junction Area neighbourhood is a high growth neighbourhood, with a high percentage of working age people (53%) and a low percentage of families with children, youth, pre-retirement people, and seniors. The top non-official languages are Portuguese and Spanish, and top ethnic origins are English, Irish, Scottish, and German. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $53,804, and the neighbourhood has many businesses employing and serving local residents. The total major crime incidents rate in the neighbourhood is 217 per 10,000 people per year.
The Junction Area has a very high number of low-rise apartment (43%), semi-detached houses (16%), row houses (10%), and duplexes (9%). Home prices in the neighbourhood are $532,997, lower than the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It is extremely transit-friendly with busy streets. There is a low level of green space and not many trees, however.
You can shop at Dufferin Mall or Hazelton Lanes, which is located 6 km away. The nearest grocery stores are No Frills and Metro. Neighbourhood parks include Baird Park, Keele-MulockParkette, Maher Circle Parkette, Symes-ViellaParkette, Malta Park, Maple Claire Park, Maria Street Parkette, Runnymede Park, Upper Junction Park, Vine Avenue Playground, and Dundas-Watkinson Parkette. Also nearby is St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Annette Street Library, and Annette Community Recreation Centre.
The Gardiner Expressway is located 5 km away and HWY 400 is 7 km away. Grab the subway at Runnymede, High Park, Keele, or Dundas West stations, or take the GO at GO Bloor.
Landmarks in Junction Area Etobicoke
The major neighbourhood landmarks are Runnymede Healthcare Centre, Annette Street Library and Humberside Collegiate Institute.
Schools and Childcare in Junction Area Etobicoke
Neighbourhood elementary schools include Indian Road Crescent Junior Public School and Lucy McCormick Senior School. Childcare centres in the Junction Area are Indian Road Crescent School Age YMCA, Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehab.-High Park, Humberside Montessori, and High Park Jr. YMCA.