Eglinton East is south of West Highland Creek; north of Eglinton Avenue East; west of Bellamy Road North; and east of Midland Avenue.
There is a very high rate of families with children (20%) and a low rate of working age families and pre-retirement people in the Eglinton East neighbourhood. The top non-official languages are Tamil and Tagalog (Filipino); and top ethnic origins are Sri Lankan, East Indian, Filipino, and English. The median after-tax household income for residents in the neighbourhood is $42,790, and total major crime incidents are 216 per 10,000 people per year.
The Eglinton East neighbourhood has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (64%) and duplexes (7%). Meanwhile, the numbers of single-detached houses, semi-detached houses, and low-rise apartments are very low in this neighbourhood compared to the City of Toronto. It has one of the lowest home prices in Toronto averaging around $274,020, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It lacks many trees, but it makes up for it in culture.
Scarborough Town Centre and Eglinton Square Shopping Centre are 5 km and 6 km away, while the nearest grocery store is No Frills with Walmart 3 km away. Neighbourhood parks include Glen Ravine Park, Horton Park, Knob Hill Park, Lord Roberts Woods, Trudelle Park, Trudelle Street Park, and McCowan Park. Scarborough Hospital is only 3 km away for any healthcare concerns. Bendale Library is the closest library at 2 km away; Bendale Business and Technical Institute’s swimming pool is 3 km away.
HWY 401 and Brimley Road is 5 km away and HWY 404 and Sheppard Avenue East is 12 km away. You can grab the subway at Kennedy Station, 3 km away, or the GO from GO Eglinton, within the neighbourhood.
Landmarks in Eglinton Scarborough
The major landmark of Eglinton East is GO EglintonStation.
Schools and Childcare in Eglinton Scarborough
Neighbourhood elementary schools are St. Nicholas Catholic School, Glen Ravine Junior Public School, Lord Roberts Junior Public School, and John McCrae Public School. The neighbourhood secondary school is Jean Vanier Catholic Secondary School. Childcare centres in the neighbourhood are Children of Tomorrow – John McCrae PS, Cliffcrest Day Care Centre, Children of Toronto – McCowan, Gilder Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Gilder Satellite Early Learning and Child Care Centre, and Rainbow Village Childcare Centre.