North of the Ionview neighbourhood is Gatineau Hydro Corridor Trail and to the south is Eglinton Avenue East to C.N. Railway. C.N. Railway is on the east, while Birchmount Road passes to the west.
The Ionviewneighbourhood has a high number of families with children (17%) and a low number of seniors compared to Toronto. The top non-official languages in the area are Tagalog (Filipino) and Tamil, while the top ethnic origins are Filipino, East Indian, Chinese, and English. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $42,971, slightly lower compared to Toronto $52,149. Total major crime incidents rate in the neighbourhood is 132 per 10,000 people per year.
Ionview has a very high number of high-rise apartments (55%) and duplexes (7%). The neighbourhood has low home prices, averaging around $330,109, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. While it lacks many trees, it makes up for it in culture.
Eglinton Shopping Centre is the closest mall, while Scarborough Town Centre and the Shops at Don Mills are 6 to 7 km away. Have a convenient shopping trip to No Frills or Walmart, both in the neighbourhood. You can take some time to relax at Ionview Park, Jack Goodlad Park, Maidavale Park, Treverton Park, and Mooregate Tot Lot. Also nearby is Scarborough Hospital, Kennedy/Eglinton Library, and Bendale Business and Technical Institute’s swimming pool.
You can get to the neighbourhood by the Don Valley Parkway, 5 km away, or by HWY 401, also approximately 5 km away. Grab the subway at Kennedy Station, or take the GO at GO Kennedy.
Landmarks in Ion Scarborough
Major landmarks in the neighbourhood include Kennedy/Eglinton Library and Iondale Heights United Church.
Schools and Childcare in Ion Scarborough
The lone elementary school is Ionview Public School. Children can be looked after at Kenlinton Child Care Centre, Isabella Walton Child Care, First Impressions Child Care Centre, and Tic Toc Day Care.