North of Malvern neighbourhood is Finch Avenue East, and to the south is HWY 401. Morningside Avenue is to the east, and Markham Road is on the western border.
The population of Malvern neighbourhood is very high and this is one of the largest neighbourhoods in the GTA. It has a high number of families with children (20%) and youth (15%) compared to Toronto. The top non-official languages are Tamil and Urdu, while the top ethnic origins are East Indian, Sri Lankan, Filipino, Jamaican, and Chinese. Residents here have a median after-tax household income of $53,425 compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate in this neighbourhood is 162 per 10,000 people per year.
Malvern has a very high number of row houses (27%), single-detached houses (27%), semi-detached houses (10%), and duplexes (8%). This neighbourhood has one of the lowest home prices in Toronto, averaging around $256,488 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It lacks many trees, but it makes up for it in culture.
Enjoy a shopping trip to Scarborough Town Centre or Markville Shopping Centre, 6 km and 12 km away, respectively. Grab some groceries at No Frills or Walmart, also located nearby. You’ll enjoy the many parks in Malvern, including Berner Trail Park, Horseley Hill Park, Hupfield Park, John Tabor Park, Major Abbas Ali Park, Shaun 'Blu' Rose Park, Tapscott Woodlot, Telfer Park, Malvern Park, Malvern Woods, and McLevin Woods Park. Also located in the neighbourhood are Burrows Hall Library, and Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute’s swimming pool. Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital is located nearby.
HWY 401 runs to the south of Malvern neighbourhood, with nearby exits as Morningside Avenue, Neilson Road, and Markham Road. HWY 407 is 9 km away and McCowan Station affords to closest subway station, 6 km away. Another option to get here is by the GO at GO Agincourt station, 8 km away.
Landmarks in Mal Scarborough
The major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Malvern Town Centre, Scarborough East Smart Centre, Burrows Hall Library, and the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto.
Schools and Childcare in Mal Scarborough
Elementary schools in the Malvern neighbourhood are Sacred Heart Catholic School, Tom Longboat Junior Public School, St. Barnabas Catholic School, St. Columba Catholic School, St. Gabriel Lalemant Catholic School, and St. Florence Catholic School. There are two secondary schools in the neighbourhood: Blessed Mother Teresa Catholic Secondary School and Lester B. Pearson Collegiate Institute. Children will be looked after at the area’s childcare centres, including Berner Trail Early Learning and Child Care Centre, St. Gabriel Lalemant Child Care, Lucy Maud Montgomery Jr. YMCA, Mother of Compassion Child Care, Malvern Early Learning and Child Care Centre, and Sheppard Square Day Nursery.