North of Scarborough Village is the C.N. Railway, and south of it is Lake Ontario. Scarborough Golf Club Road to Bethune Blvd. passes to the east, while Bellamy Road South to Doris McCarthy Trail passes to the west.
The Scarborough Village neighbourhood is a high growth neighbourhood with a very high number of families with children (21%) and youth (15%). The number of working age people, pre-retirement people, and seniors is low. The top non-official languages are Tamil and Urdu, and top ethnic origins are East Indian, English, Sri Lankan, and Irish. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $40,181, considered very low when compared to Toronto $52,149. The Scarborough Village neighbourhood has one of the highest crime rates in the GTA at 285 major crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Scarborough Village has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (69%) and a very low number of single-detached houses, semi-detached houses, row houses, duplexes, and low-rise apartments. Home values in the neighbourhood are $356,096, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It has very little traffic on its streets – you’ll appreciate the quiet and its pedestrian-friendly lifestyle.
Take a shopping trip to Scarborough Town Centre or Eglinton Square Shopping Centre, located 6 and 8 km away. Get some groceries at Metro, within the neighbourhood, while Walmart is on Eglinton Avenue East. Neighbourhood parks are Lochleven Park, Sylvan Park – Gates Gully, Mason Road Park, Scarborough Village Park, Fred Johnson Park, and Bethune Park. Also located near this area are Scarborough Hospital, Cliffcrest Library (Kingston Road), Cedarbrae Library (Markhan Road), and Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute’s swimming pool (also on Markham Road).
HWY 401 is the nearest highway at 5 km away. Take the subway to Kennedy Station or the GO to GO Eglinton.
Landmarks in Scarborough Village Scarborough
Neighbourhood landmarks include St. Boniface Catholic Church and Scarborough Village Arena.
Schools and Childcare in Scarborough Village Scarborough
Neighbourhood elementary schools are St. Boniface Catholic School, Cedar Drive Junior Public School, George P. Mackie Junior Public School, Mason Road Junior Public School, and Scarborough Village Public School. Children can be taken care of at nearby childcare centres such as N.Y.A.D. Cedar Drive Junior Public School, N.Y.A.D. Mason Road Junior Public School, Sunshine Mackie Child Care Centre, N.Y.A.D. Scarborough Village, Children's Village Day Care Centre #3, Cougar Court Child Care Centre 15, Cougar Court Child Care Centre 25, Apple Day Care Centre, St. Boniface Jr. YMCA, and Scarborough Village Day Nursery 1.