To the north of West Humber-Clairville is Steeles Avenue West; and to the south is HWY 401. Martin Grove Road and Kipling Avenue pass to the east, while HWY 427 is to the west.
The West Humber-Clairville neighbourhood population is very high. This neighbourhood is also one of the largest neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. It has a high number of families with children (18%) and youth (16%), and has a low number of working age, pre-retirement people, and seniors. Residents here have top non-official languages of Punjabi and Gujarati, while top ethnic origins are East Indian, Jamaican, Italian, and English. The median after-tax household income in the neighbourhood is $59,703, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The West Humber-Clairville neighbourhood has one of the highest crime rates in the GTA at 328 per 10,000 people per year. The neighbourhood is home to a very large number of local businesses.
West Humber-Clairville has a very high number of single-detached houses (40%), duplexes (18%), and row houses (14%), compared to the City of Toronto. It also has a low number of semi-detached houses, high-rise apartments, and low-rise apartments. The West Humber-Clairville neighbourhood has very low home prices compared to similar neighbourhoods in Toronto averaging around $317,508. It is extremely transit-friendly with a large number of bus and streetcar stops, and has very busy streets.
Woodbine Shopping Centre, located on Rexdale Blvd., is the nearest mall for residents and visitors to enjoy. Fortinos is the nearest grocery store, while Walmart is located on Kipling Avenue. Neighbourhood parks include the Humber Arboretum, Humber Gate Park, Humberline Park, Humberline Park South, Humberwood Park, Indian Line Park, Janda Park, Len Braithwaite Park, Lynmont Park, and Sunnydale Acres Park. Etobicoke General Hospital, Humberwood Library, and Humber Community Pool are located nearby in the neighbourhood.
The West Humber-Clairville neighbourhood is located near all main highways. Highways 427, 407, 401, and 409 are all located nearby. The main exits on HWY 427 are Finch Avenue West and Rexdale Blvd. The nearest subway station is Islington Station which is 14 km away, and the nearest GO station is GO Etobicoke North.
Landmarks in West Humber Clairville Etobicoke
The major neighbourhood landmarks include Humber Arboretum, Etobicoke General Hospital, Humber College, Bayer on Belfield Road, and Etobicoke North GO Station.
Schools and Childcare in West Humber Clairville Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood are Albion Heights Junior Middle School, Claireville Junior School, Melody Village Junior School, West Humber Junior Middle School, St. Dorothy Catholic School, Holy Child Catholic School, Msgr. John Corrigan Catholic School, and St. Benedict Catholic School. There are a number of childcare centres to choose from, including Albion Heights School Age YMCA, Silverstone Learning Centre, Silverstone Montessori Day Care, Airport Academy and Child Care, Macaulay – Humberwood Child Development Centre, Martingrove Child Care Centre, Kipling Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Humber Child Development Centre, Humber College Day Care Centre, and St. Dorothy Child Care Centre.