North of Flemingdon Park is Eglinton Avenue East and to the south is Don River East Branch, which also passes on the east side. Don River West Branch passes along the west.
The Flemingdon Park neighbourhood is crowded with a very high population of families with children (20%) and youth (14%), but it has low number of working age population, pre-retirement people, and seniors. The neighbourhood has a very diverse population, with many different languages and cultures. The top non-official languages are Urdu and Persian (Farsi) and top ethnic origins are East Indian, Filipino, Chinese, and Afghan. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $43,511, slightly lower compared to Toronto’s $52,149. Total major crime incidents per 10,000 people per year in the area are 160.
Flemingdon Park has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (83%) and row houses (7%). There are a low number of semi-detached houses and low-rise apartments and virtually no single-family houses and duplexes. The neighbourhood has one of the lowest home prices in Toronto, averaging around $204,104, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. Flemingdon Park has the most abundant green space in the GTA.
The Shops at Don Mills and Eglinton Square Shopping Centre are nearby for your shopping convenience. Neighbourhood grocery stores are plenty, including Food Basics, Metro, Loblaws, and Real Canadian Superstore. Residents can enjoy neighbourhood parks such as Linkwood Lane Park, Linkwood Lane Parkette, Ferrand Drive Park, Flemingdon Park, and Gateway Greenbelt. Residents can rest assured that Toronto East General Hospital is nearby for any medical emergencies. Join in on community events at Flemingdon Park Library or Dennis R. Timbrell Resource Centre’s swimming pool.
Don Valley Parkway and Eglinton Avenue East borders this neighbourhood while HWY 401 and 404 are located 8 km and 9 km away. Take the subway station at Greenwood, Donlands, Coxwell, or Woodbine stations, located 5 to 6 km away. GO Kennedy is the nearest GO station, 7 km away.
Landmarks in Flemingdon Park North York
The major landmarks in this neighbourhood include the Ontario Science Centre, Flemingdon Park Golf Club, and Flemingdon Health Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Flemingdon Park North York
Elementary schools include Grenoble Public School, Gateway Public School, Valley Park Middle School, and St. John XXIII Catholic School. The lone secondary school in the Flemingdon Park neighbourhood is Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute. Childcare centres for this area include Pride In Heritage Children's Centre, Champions Children's Centre, Kids' Ville Nursery School, Graydon Hall Child Care Services In Don Valley Business Park, Grenoble Day Care Centre, Gateway Day Care Centre, Flemingdon Early Learning & Child Care Centre, Flemingdon Park Schoolage& Family Centre, Red Apple Day Care, and Red Apple Day Care - Blessed John XXIII.