North of Parkwoods-Donalda is HWY 401, and to the south is Lawrence Avenue East. Victoria Park Avenue passes to the east, while Don River East Branch is to the west.
The population of Parkwoods-Donalda neighbourhood is very high, and it has a large area compared to similar neighbourhoods in the GTA. This neighbourhood has a high number of families with children (18%) and youth (14%) while it has a low number of working age and pre-retirement people as compared to Toronto’s average. The top non-official languages are Persian (Farsi) and Spanish, while the top ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and Chinese. The median after-tax household income in this neighbourhood is $52,550, compare to Toronto $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 122 per ten thousand people per year.
Parkwoods-Donalda has a high number of high-rise apartments (49%), semi-detached houses (11%), and row houses (11%), while it has low number of single-detached houses, duplexes, and low-rise apartments. Home values in this neighbourhood are $553,698, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
The Shops at Don Mills, Eglinton Square Shopping Centre and Fairview Mall are located close to the neighbourhood. No Frills and Food Basics are the closest grocery stores, while Real Canadian Superstore and Walmart are 5 to 6 km away. Enjoy a day at the park at Graydon Hall Park, Laurentide Park, Lynedock Park, Spinney Greenbelt, Three Valleys Park, Ranchdale Park, Rowena Park, Roywood Park, Sandover Park, and Underhill Park. Also located within the neighbourhood are Brookbanks Library, and Victoria Park Collegiate Institute on Wallingford Rd. North York General Hospital is 5 km away.
This neighbourhood is at the intersection of Don Valley Pkwy and HWY 401. The main exits on the Don Valley Pkwy are York Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East. The main exits on HWY 401 are Victoria Park Avenue and Leslie Street. Take the subway to Don Mills or Leslie stations, or the GO to GO Oriole Station.
Landmarks in Parkwoods Don North York
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Brookbanks Library and Victoria Terrace Shopping Plaza.
Schools and Childcare in Parkwoods Don North York
Elementary schools in this neighbourhood are Ranchdale Public School, Milne Valley Middle School, Fenside Public School, Donview Middle Health and Wellness Academy, St. Isaac Jogues Catholic School, St. Catherine Catholic School, and Annunciation Catholic School. The neighbourhood secondary school is Victoria Park Collegiate Institute. Children can be dropped off for the day at York Mills Child Care Centre, Fenside Drive Children's Centre, Broadlands School Age YMCA, Muppets Too Preschool Centre, Victoria Park Child Care Centre, Three Valleys Children's Centre, Roywood Public School Child Care, Rene Gordon School Age YMCA, Ranchdale Rompers Day Care, and Curlew Montessori School