North of Mount Dennis is Clouston Avenue, and to the south is Lambton Avenue. The C.N. Railway passes on the east side, while the Humber River is to the west.
The Mount Dennis neighbourhood has a high percentage of families with children (19%) and youth (14%). It has a low percentage of working age people, pre-retirement people, and seniors. The top non-official languages are Spanish and Portuguese and the neighbourhood’s top ethnic origins are English, Portuguese, Jamaican, and Filipino. The median after-tax household income of people in this neighbourhood is $43,790, slightly lower compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crimes rate here is 230 per 10,000 people per year.
Mount Dennis has a high number of low-rise apartment buildings (21%) and row houses (8%), while the number of single-detached houses and semi-detached houses is low in this neighbourhood. The neighbourhood has one of the lowest home prices in Toronto, averaging around $273,418, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has very busy streets with a high road volume and has the most abundant green space in the GTA.
Take a shopping trip to Dufferin Mall and Yorkdale Shopping Centre, located 8 km away. You can get some groceries at nearby grocery stores Food Basics and No Frills, or head to Walmart, 3 km away. Neighbourhood parks are Pearen Park, Portage Gardens Park, Eglinton Flats, Fergy Brown Park, Gladhurst Park, and Canadian Ukrainian Memorial Park. Also located nearby the area are Humber River Regional Hospital, Mount Dennis Library, and Centennial Recreation Centre.
Get to Mount Dennis neighbourhood by HWY 401 and HWY 404, 3 to 4 km away from its centre, while the Gardiner Expressway is 7 km away. Grab the GO to GO Weston, or take the subway at Jane Station, Runnymede Station, High Park Station or Keele Station which are 5 km away.
Landmarks in Mount Dennis Etobicoke
Major landmarks of the neighbourhood include Mount Dennis Library, West Park Healthcare Centre and Irving Tissue Corporation.
Schools and Childcare in Mount Dennis Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are Portage Trail Community School, Bala Avenue Community School, Dennis Avenue Community School, and Our Lady of Victory Catholic School. Childcare centres in Mount Dennis are York Humber Child Care, Portage Trail B and A School Program, Jubilee Day Care Centre, Hollis Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Trimbee Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Super Kids Day Care Centre, and Our Lady of Victory School Age YMCA.