North of Black Creek neighbourhood is Steeles Avenue West, and south is Finch Avenue west. Black Creek passes on the east side while HWY 400 runs along the western edge of the neighbourhood.
Black Creek neighbourhood has a very high population of families with children (23%) and a high population of youth (15%). The numbers of working age people and pre-retirement people are lower compared to the City of Toronto. The top non-official languages are Vietnamese and Spanish and top ethnic origins are East Indian, Jamaican, Vietnamese, and Italian. The median after-tax household income of people in the Black Creek neighbourhood is $39,986, which is considered very low compared to the City of Toronto ($52,149). The neighbourhood has a crime rate of 259 per 10,000 people per year, higher than similar neighbourhoods in the GTA.
There are a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (61%) and row houses (15%) in Black Creek neighbourhood. On the other hand, it has a very low number of single-family homes and low-rise apartments. Home values in this neighbourhood average around $235,143, one of the lowest home prices in Toronto. Residents and visitors should expect streets that are very busy with a high road volume.
To enjoy some shopping, head to Vaughan Mills and Centerpoint Mall, located 8 km and 11 km away, respectively. The nearest grocery store in the Black Creek neighbourhood is No Frills and Walmart is 4 km away. Enjoy the nearby parks such as Hullmar Park, Shoreham Park, Remberto Navia Sports Fields, Driftwood Park, Driftwood Parkette, Edgely Park, and Elm Park. North York Humber River Regional Hospital is the closest hospital at 2 km. Pick up some books at York Woods Library, located 1.7 km from the centre of the neighbourhood. C.W. Jeffreys Collegiate Institute holds the closest swimming pool, 3 km away.
The nearest highway is HWY 400; its exits are Steeles Ave W and Finch Ave West. HWY 407 is also nearby.HWY 401 is located 10 km from Black Creek’s centre. Grab the subway at Downsview Station, 7 km away, or the GO station at GO York University, 5 km away.
Landmarks in Black Creek North York
Nearby landmarks include Remberto Navia Sports Field and Saint Augustine of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church.
Schools and Childcare in Black Creek North York
Elementary Schools are Gosford Public School, Driftwood Public School, St. Charles Garnier Catholic School, St. Augustine Catholic School, Shoreham Public Sports and Wellness Academy, Blacksmith Public School, and Brookview Middle School.
Drop your kids off for the day at Blacksmith Child Care Centre, Shoreham Schoolage Satellite Early learning and Child Care Centre, Edgeley Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Antica Village Children’s Day Care Centre, Kids Kingdom Nursery School, San Romanoway Boys and Girls Club, Sandalwood Centre for Early Learning, Seafield Day Nursery, and Palisades Centre for Early Learning.