North of Mount Pleasant West is Keewatin Avenue; to the south is Merton Street. Mount Pleasant Road is to the east, while Yonge Street is to the west.
The Mount Pleasant West neighbourhood is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. It, however, is highly populated with one of the highest population growths in Toronto and is very crowded. Mount Pleasant West has a very high number of working age people (61%) and a very low number of families with children, youth, pre-retirement people, and seniors. The top non-official languages are Persian (Farsi) and Spanish, and top ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and French. The median after-tax household income for residents in this neighbourhood is $48,066, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The Mount Pleasant West neighbourhood has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education. The total major crime rate here is 124 incidents per 10,000 people per year. The area has many businesses, employing and serving local residents.
Mount Pleasant West has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (82%) and very low number of single-family homes, semi-detached houses, row houses, duplexes, and low-rise apartments. Home values in this neighbourhood are $520,032, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The neighbourhood has busy streets, bustling with commuters to and from the neighbourhood and has a low level of green space and not many trees.
Nearby malls are Yonge Eglinton Centre, on the border of the neighbourhood, and Hazelton Lanes, 4 km away. You can grab your groceries at Sobeys, while Real Canadian Superstore is 6 km away. The nearest parks in the area are Hillsdale Avenue Parkette, June Rowlands Park, Redpath Avenue Parkette, Dunfield Park, and Glebe Manor Square. Located in the neighbourhood are Mount Pleasant Library and North Toronto Memorial Community Centre, on Orchard View Boulevard. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is the nearest hospital.
The Don Valley Parkway is 5 km away from the centre of the neighbourhood, while HWY 401 is 6 km away and HWY 404 is 12 km away. Take the subway to Eglinton and Davisville stations, or the GO to GO Union, 7 km away.
Landmarks in Mount Pleasant West North York
The major neighbourhood landmarks are Glebe Manor Square, Philippine Consulate General, and the Davisville Tennis Club.
Schools and Childcare in Mount Pleasant West North York
Elementary schools nearby are St. Monica Catholic School, Spectrum Alternative Senior School, John Fisher Junior Public School, Eglinton Junior Public School, and Davisville Junior Public School. North Toronto Collegiate Institute is the only secondary school in the neighbourhood. Children will be well taken care of at neighbourhood childcare centres such as Epic School, Davisville Care Programme, Davisville Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Central Eglinton Childrens' Centre, Manor Montessori School 2, Manor Road Co-operative Nursery School, French Connection, Special Moments Child Care Centre, and St. Monica's Satellite.