North of Rustic neighbourhood is HWY 401; to the south is Lawrence Avenue West; to the east is Culford Road; and to the west is Jane Street.
The Rustic neighbourhood has a low population and low growth as compared to other neighbourhoods in the GTA. It has a very high number of families with children (22%) and seniors (18%), while the number of working age people and pre-retirement people is very low. The top non-official languages are Italian and Spanish, while the top ethnic origins are Italian, Jamaican, Somali, and Portuguese. The median after-tax household income of residents in the neighbourhood is $41,187, slightly lower when compared to Toronto’s average of $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 234 per 10,000 people per year.
Rustic has a high number of high-rise apartments (54%) and single-detached houses (32%) compared to City of Toronto. Home values in this neighbourhood are $493,442 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000, and it has very busy streets with a high road volume.
Residents and visitors can drive 5 km to shop at Yorkdale Shopping Centre or about 10 km to Dufferin Mall or Yonge Eglinton Centre. Grab some groceries at No Frills, Metro, or Food Basics, or head to Walmart, which is located nearby on Lawrence Avenue West. Neighbourhood parks are Gracefield Park, Maple Leaf Park, Ricardo Parkette, Rustic Park, Upwood Greenbelt, and Falstaff Park. Also near the neighbourhood is Humber River Regional Hospital, Amesbury Park Library (on the corner of Culford Road and Lawrence Avenue West), and Nelson A. Boylen Collegiate Institute’s swimming pool, located on Falstaff Avenue.
Rustic borders the corner of HWY 400 and HWY 401; the nearest subway stations are Yorkdale and Lawrence West stations; the nearest GO station is GO Weston.
Landmarks in Ru Etobicoke
The major landmark of this neighbourhood includes Hope Seventh Day Adventist Church, and Nelson A. Boylen Collegiate Institute.
Schools and Childcare in Ru Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are Gracefield Public School and Amesbury Middle School; secondary schools are Nelson A. Boylen Collegiate Institute and Chaminade College Catholic School. The only childcare centre in the neighbourhood is Falstaff Early Learning and Child Care Centre.