Don Valley Village is south of Finch Avenue East, north of Sheppard Avenue East, west of HWY 404, and east of Leslie Street.
Don Valley Village is highly populated, with a higher number of families with children (16%) and seniors (15%). There is a slightly lower rate of working age population and pre-retirement people. The neighbourhood has a very diverse population with many different languages and cultures. The top non-official languages are Mandarin and Chinese, while top ethnic origins are Chinese, East Indian, English, Filipino, and Iranian. The median after-tax household income in Don Valley Village is $51,247, nearly similar to the City of Toronto’s average of $52,149. Total major crime incidents in the neighbourhood are 168 per 10,000 people per year.
There are a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (53%) and row houses (15%). The numbers of single-detached, semi-detached, and duplex houses are low compared to City of Toronto averages. Home prices average $478,489, compared to the City of Toronto’s $600,000. Future residents should know there are very few TTC stops and the neighbourhood has busy streets, bustling with commuters to and from.
Don Valley Village’s nearest mall is Fairview Mall while the nearest grocery stores are Foodland, No Frills, and Food Basics, and Walmart is 6 km away.
Relax in the neighbourhood parks such as Godstone Park, Green Meadows Park, Hobart Park, Lescon Park, Linus Park, Seneca Hill Park, Oriole Park – North York, O’Shea Walkway, ClovercrestParkette, and Dallington Park. North York General Hospital is only 3 km away while Fairview Library is within the neighbourhood. Take a dip in the pool at Georges Vanier Secondary School.
Sheppard Avenue East is the nearest exit on HWY 404. HWY 401 is also located nearby. Take the subway from Don Mills Station or Leslie Station near the neighbourhood or grab the GO at GO Danforth station, 3 km away.
Landmarks in Don Valley Village North York
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Don Mills Station and Fairview Mall.
Schools and Childcare in Don Valley Village North York
There are a number of schools in the neighbourhood. Elementary schools include Lescon Public School, Kingslake Public School, Don Valley Junior High School, Dallington Public School, Crestview Public School, and St. Matthias Catholic School. Secondary schools include North Year Year Round Alternative Centre and Georges Vanier Secondary School.
Children can attend childcare at Crestview School Age YMCA, Lescon Learners Child Care, Rendezvous Child Care Centre, Phoenix Child Centre, Esterbrooke Child Care, Don Valley Christian Child Care, Brahms Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Jingbao Bilingual Children’s Centre, Van Horne Day Care, and St. Timothy’s Jr. YMCA.