North of Centennial Scarborough neighbourhood is Kingston Road and to the south is Lake Ontario. Port Union Road runs along the east, while Highland Creek is to the west.
Your future neighbours in Centennial Scarborough will include a very high number of pre-retirement people (15%) and families with youth (15%), but you’ll find a very low number of working age families (39%) compared to other GTA neighbourhoods. Centennial Scarborough also does not have much population diversity with top non-official languages as Tagalog (Filipino) and Tamil. Top ethnic origins in the neighbourhood are English, Scottish, Irish, and East Indian. The median after-tax household income of people in the neighbourhood is $86,816, compared to City of Toronto’s $52,149. The Centennial Scarborough neighbourhood has one of the lowest crime rates in the GTA at 82 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Centennial Scarborough has one of the highest numbers of single-family homes (81%) and row houses account for 11% of houses in the neighbourhood. Home values in the neighbourhood are $491,024, low compared to City of Toronto averages of $600,000. There is also a high number of trees and green space in the neighbourhood.
Pickering Town Centre and Scarborough Town Centre are 9 km and 14 km away. Neighbourhood grocery stores include Metro, No Frills, and Food Basics, while Walmart is 6 km away. Enjoy nearby parks such as Highland Creek Parkette, Lakeridge Parkette, Laura Ellis Park, Adams Park, Tanis Crescent, Woodlot, Wanita Park, Centennial Park, Charlottetown Park, and Bill Hancox Park. The nearest hospital is Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital, at 7 km away. Get involved in community events at Port Union Library or Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute’s pool.
You can get to this neighbourhood by HWY 401 and Kingston Rd, located nearby, or by HWY 404 and Sheppard Avenue East, 20 km away. The nearest subway station is Lawrence East Station, 10 km away; and the closest GO station is GO Rouge Hill, located on Lawrence Ave E.
Landmarks in Centennial Scarbor Scarborough
Landmarks at this neighbourhood include Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute and Port Union Library.
Schools and Childcare in Centennial Scarbor Scarborough
Elementary schools in the Centennial Scarborough neighbourhood are Charlottetown Junior Public School, Centennial Road Junior Public School, and St. Brendan Catholic School. Sir Oliver Mowat Collegiate Institute is the neighbourhood secondary school. Drop your kids off for the day at neighbourhood childcare centres as Creative Minds Montessori Academy Inc., St. Brendan Catholic School, Boys and Girls Club of East Scarborough, and Port Union Panthers.