North of Hillcrest Village neighbourhood is Steeles Avenue East and to the south is Finch Avenue East. Victoria Park Avenue passes to the east, while Leslie Street is to the west.
Hillcrest Village has a very diverse population, with many different languages and cultures. It has a high number of families with youth (14%), pre-retirement people (14%), and seniors (22%). The top non-official languages in the neighbourhood are Chinese and Mandarin, and the top ethnic origins are Chinese, English, East Indian, and Jewish. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $57,682, slightly higher compared to Toronto’s $52,149. Hillcrest Village has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education. Residents in the neighbourhood are thankful for its safe streets with very little crime at a rate of 104 incidents per 10,000 people per year.
The Hillcrest Village neighbourhood has a very high number of row houses (17%) and semi-detached houses (13%). Home prices in the neighbourhood are $484,743, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Residents and visitors can shop at Fairview Mall or Centerpoint Mall, located about 6 km away. The closest grocery store is No Frills and Walmart is 8 km away. Enjoy neighbourhood parks such as Seneca Village Park, Skymark Park, McNicoll Park, Willesden Park, Duncan Creek Park, Gideon Parkette, Cliffwood Park, and Cresthaven Park. Also located within Hillcrest Village are North York General Hospital (5 km away), Hillcrest Library, and Cummer Park Community Centre.
HWY 404 passes by the neighbourhood at Finch Avenue East and Steels Avenue East, and HWY 401 is also nearby. Don Mills Station and Leslie Station are the nearest subway station, and you can grab the GO at GO Old Cummer.
Landmarks in Hillcrest Vil North York
Major landmarks in the neighbourhood include Highland Memory Gardens, Hillcrest Library, and Skymark Place Shopping Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Hillcrest Vil North York
Neighbourhood elementary schools include Hillmount Public School, Highland Junior High School, Cresthaven Public School, Cliffwood Public School, Holy Redeemer Catholic School, and Arbor Glen Public School. The lone secondary school is A.Y. Jackson Secondary School. Hillcrest Village has a high number of daycare spaces available for residents at such childcare centres as Arbor Glen Community Child Care Centre, Cliffwood Community Child Care, Kids Haven Community Child Care, Hillmount Child Care, McNicoll Avenue Child Care Program, Kids & Company – Steeles, Grace Christian School – Day Nursery, Up And Away Children's Learning Centres, and Seneca College Lab School.