North of Thorncliffe Park is Eglinton Avenue East; to the north is Don Valley Parkway; to the east is E.T. Seton Park; and Laird Drive is to the west.
The Thorncliffe Park neighbourhood has a very high number of families with children (26%) and a low number of families with youth, working age, pre-retirement, and seniors. It is a high growth neighbourhood with a very diverse population. The top non-official languages are Urdu and Gujarati, while the neighbourhood’s top ethnic origins are East Indian, Pakistani, Filipino, Afghan, and English. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $38,645, considered very low compared to Toronto’s average of $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 132 per 10,000 people per year.
Thorncliffe Park has one of the highest numbers of high-rise apartment buildings (93%) but has a very low number of row houses and low-rise apartment buildings. The neighbourhood has low home prices compared to similar neighbourhoods in Toronto, averaging around $313,618. It has busy streets, bustling with commuters to and from the neighbourhood and has a high level of green space that residents enjoy.
Enjoy a shopping trip to Shops at Don Mills, Yonge Eglinton Centre (5 km away), and Eglinton Shopping Centre (6 km away). The neighbourhood’s nearest grocery stores are Food Basics, Longos, and Sobeys, all located nearby. Nearby parks are Leaside Park, Leonard Linton Park, R.V. Burgess Park, and E.T. Seton Park. Also located in the area are Toronto East General Hospital, Thorncliffe Library (Thorncliffe Park Drive), and Leaside Memorial Gardens Pool (on Millwood Road).
The Don Valley Parkway passes through the south border of the neighbourhood while HWY 404 is 10 km away. To get to the area, you can also take the TTC to Pape Station or Donlands Station. The GO Danforth Station is located 7 km away.
Landmarks in Thorncliffe North York
The major neighbourhood landmarks are Leaside Village, East York Town Centre, and Islamic Society of Toronto.
Schools and Childcare in Thorncliffe North York
The two neighbourhood elementary schools are Thorncliffe Park Public School and Fraser Mustard Early Learning Academy. There aren’t many childcare centres in the neighbourhood, but they include: Fraser Mustard Early Learning Centre, Thorncliffe Park Day Care Centre, and Thorncliffe Park School Age Day Care Centre.