Clairlea-Birchmount is south of Eglinton Avenue East and north of Massey Creek. It is to the west ofBirchmount Road and east to Victoria Park Avenue.
The Clairlea-Birchmount neighbourhood has a large area compared to similar neighbourhoods in the GTA and sees one of the highest recent population growths. The number of families with children is slightly higher (17%) while the number of pre-retirement people and seniors is slightly lower than the City of Toronto average. The top non-official languages are Bengali and Tagalog (Filipino) while top ethnic origins are English, Filipino, Scottish, and Chinese. Median after-tax household income in the neighbourhood is $53,716, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents in this neighbourhood are 235 per 10,000 people per year.
Single-detached houses (36%), semi-detached houses (12%), row houses (10%), and duplexes (7%) in the Clairlea-Birchmount neighbourhood are higher than City of Toronto averages. Home values in the neighbourhood are $387,912, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Eglinton Square Shopping Centre is located within the neighbourhood while the closest grocery store is Metro. Residents can also go to Walmart (2.7 km away) for convenient shopping. Enjoy neighbourhood parks such as Jim McPherson Park, Moreau Trail Park, Oates Park, Raleigh Parkette, Regents Park, Sadler Parkette, Victoria Park – Eglinton Parkette, Dunlop Park, Edge Park, and Clairlea Park. Accessible for Clairlea-Birchmount residents is Toronto East General Hospital, 5 km away, Albert Campbell Library, within the neighbourhood, and Gordon A. Brown Middle School’s swimming pool, 2 km away.
The Eglinton Ave E exit on Don Valley Parkwayconnects to the northof this area; while HWY 404 is 12 km away. Take the subway from Warden Station, Victoria Park Station or Kennedy Station, or take the GO from GO Scarborough.
Landmarks in Clairlea Birchmount Scarborough
Nearby landmarks include Albert Campbell Library,Providence Hospital,Warden Station, Eglinton Square Shopping Centre and Eglinton Town Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Clairlea Birchmount Scarborough
Elementary Schools in the neighbourhood include Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School, Clairlea Public School, Danforth Gardens Public School, General Brock Public School, J.G. Workman Public School, Regent Heights Public School, and St. Joachim Catholic School. The lone secondary school is W.A. Porter Collegiate Institute. Children will be well looked after at the numerous childcare centres in the neighbourhood, including Dian Childcare Centre, Hilltop Daycare Centre, Follow the Child, and West Scarborough Play Care Program.