To the north of the Victoria Village neighbourhood is Lawrence Avenue East; to the south is Northline Road; Victoria Park Avenue is to the east; and Don River East Branch is to the west.
Victoria Village has a high population of seniors (18%) and families with children (16%), while the number of families with youth, working Age people, and pre-retirement people is low. Top languages are Arabic and Greek and ethnic origins of residents are English, East Indian, Irish, and Greek. The after-tax household income of residents in this neighbourhood has a median of $43,743, which is slightly lower than Toronto’s average of $52,149. The major crime incidents rate is 129 per 10,000 people per year.
The Victoria Village neighbourhood has a high number of high-rise apartment buildings (44%) and low-rise apartments (27%), but it has a low number of single-detached houses, semi-detached houses, row houses, and duplexes, compared to the City of Toronto. Home prices in this neighbourhood are low, averaging around $365,107, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Eglinton Square Shopping Centre and the Shops at Don Mills are the closest malls for shopping, while the nearest grocery stores are No Frills and Metro. Canadian Tire and Walmart are both located nearby on Eglinton Avenue East. The neighbourhood parks are available for relaxation and include Academy Soccer Field, Anewen Greenbelt, Sweeney Park, Parma Park, Warner Park, Wigmore Park, Charles Sauriol Conservation Area, and Bartley Park. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is the closest hospital (7 km); Victoria Village Library is the closest library; and Wexford Collegiate Institute is the closest swimming pool, located on Pharmacy Ave.
The Don Valley Parkway’s nearest exits to this neighbourhood are Lawrence Avenue East and Eglinton Avenue East, while HWY 404 is 8 km away. Warden Station and Kennedy Station are the nearest subway stations at 4 to 5 km away. GO Kennedy is located near Kennedy subway station.
Landmarks in Victoria Village North York
The major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Victoria Village Library, Charles Sauriol Conservation Area, Stanley Manufacturing Company, and Imam Ali Islamic Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Victoria Village North York
Elementary schools in the area are O’Connor Public School, Victoria Village Public School, and Sloane Public School. Childcare centres in the area will care for children too young for school; they include Muppets Pre-School Centre, O'Connor PS – Child Care Centre, Abacus Montessori Learning Centre, My Little School, Garderie Les Merveilles Du Monde, and O'Connor Early Learning and Child Care Centre.