North of Lawrence Park South neighbourhood is Lawrence Avenue East and to the south is BlythwoodRavine. St. Ives Avenue is to the east while Latimer Avenue is to the west.
Lawrence Park South has no population diversity, with a very high percentage of families with children (19%), youth (15%), and pre-retirement people (14%). The top non-official languages here are Tagalog (Filipino) and Spanish, while top ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and Jewish. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $105,043, very high compared to Toronto’s average of $52,149. The Lawrence Park South neighbourhood has a very high number of educated people with at least post-secondary education, and the total major crime incidents rate of 127 per 10,000 people per year.
Lawrence Park South has a very high number of single-family homes (61%) and low-rise apartments (17%) compared to Toronto. It has some of the highest home prices in the GTA, averaging around $1,215,390 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The neighbourhood has a lot of trees for picnicking and enjoying the outdoors.
YongeEglinton Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre (5 km away) are the closest malls. Metro and No Frills are the nearest grocery stores, while Walmart is located 6 km away for convenient shopping. Residents can relax at nearby parks, such as Glenview Parkette, Lawrence Park and Ravine, Lytton Park, Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens, Snider Parkette, Duplex Parkette, Blythwood Ravine Park, and Briar Hill Parkette. Also located nearthe neighbourhood are Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Locke Library, and North Toronto Memorial Community Centre.
HWY 401 is the nearest highway, while Don Valley Parkway is about 6 km away. Grab the subway at Lawrence Station, or the GO at GO Oriole, 6 km away.
Landmarks in Lawrence Park S North York
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood are Locke Library, Canada Post, Yonge Street Animal Hospital, Havergal College, and Blessed Sacrament Church.
Schools and Childcare in Lawrence Park S North York
Elementary schools in Lawrence Park South are Blythwood Junior Public School, Allenby Junior Public School, John Ross Robertson Junior Public School, and Glenview Senior Public School. The lone secondary school is Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute. Children can be taken care of at BeezKneez – Lytton Park, Allenby Day Care, and John Ross Robertson Child Centre.