To the north of Newtonbrook West is Steeles Avenue West, and to the south is Finch Avenue West. Yonge Street is to the east, and Bathurst Street is to the west.
The Newtonbrook West neighbourhood has one of the highest population growths in the GTA. As compared to Toronto, the neighbourhood has a high percentage of seniors (16%) and a low percentage of families with children. It has a very diverse population, with top non-official languages as Russian and Korean, while the top ethnic origins are Filipino, Russian, Korean, Jewish, and Chinese. Residents enjoy a median after-tax household income of $46,815, in comparison to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 170 per 10,000 people per year in this neighbourhood.
Newtonbrook West has a high number of high-rise apartment buildings (47%), single-detached houses (31%), and row houses (7%). Home prices here are $557,468, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The neighbourhood has a low level of green space and not many trees.
Residents and visitors head to Centerpoint Mall, located at the neighbourhood boundary. No Frills provides the closest grocery store location. Take a trip to the nearby parks: Goulding Park, Hendon Park, Lissom Park, Ancona Park, Moore Park, Fairchild Parkette, Charlton Park, and Carney Park. Also located in the area are North York General Hospital, Centennial Library (on Finch Avenue West), and Antibes Community Centre, located on Antibes Drive.
HWY 401 and HWY 404 are about 6 to 8 km away, while the nearest subway is Finch Station. There are two options for the GO – GO York University on the west side (4 km away) or GO Old Cummer on the east side (6 km away.)
Landmarks in Newtonbrook North York
The major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Centerpoint Mall, Leisureword, Bathurst Drewry Medical Centre, and Pride of Israel Synagogue.
Schools and Childcare in Newtonbrook North York
Neighbourhood elementary schools are Pleasant Public School, R.J. Lang Elementary and Middle School, Fisherville Senior Public School, St. Antoine Daniel Catholic School, and St. Paschal Baylon Catholic School. Nearby secondary schools are North West Year-round Alternative Centre and Newtonbrook Secondary School. The childcare centres in this neighbourhood are Pleasant Child Care of North York, Play and Grow Child Care Centre, Kids & Company, Tiki's Day Care Centre, and St. Paschal Baylon Child Care.