North of Wexford/Maryvale is HWY 401, and to the south is Eglinton Avenue East. Birchmount Road passes to the east, while Victoria Park Avenue is to the west.
Wexford/Maryvale is highly populated with one of the largest neighbourhoods in the GTA and a high number of seniors (17%) and families with children (16%), and a low number of working age people. The top non-official languages spoken here are Tagalog (Filipino) and Greek, while top ethnic origins are English, Filipino, Irish, and Scottish. The median after-tax household income in this neighbourhood is $53,752, compared to Toronto $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate is 229 per 10,000 people per year. This neighbourhood has many businesses, employing and serving local residents and visitors.
The Wexford/Maryvale neighbourhood has a very high number of single-family homes (54%) and duplexes (14%). It has a very low number of high-rise apartments, row houses, and low-rise apartment buildings compared to the City of Toronto. Home values here are $422,689 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The neighbourhood is extremely transit-friendly.
Neighbourhood malls include Eglinton Square Shopping Centre, while Shops at Don Mills is located nearby. A number of grocery stores are within the neighbourhood, including Food Basics, Metro, and Costco Wholesale, and Walmart is located nearby on Eglinton Avenue East. Residents can enjoy nearby parks such as Ashtonbee Reservoir Park, Terraview Park, Manhattan Park, Maryvale Park, Wayne Parkette, Wexford Park, Willowfield Gardens Park, Ellesmere Park, Craigton Court Tot Lot, and Crocus Park. The Scarborough Hospital is the closest hospital (5 km away), Maryvale Library and Kennedy/Eglinton Library is the closest library, and Wexford Collegiate Schools for the Arts has the closest swimming pool, located on Pharmacy Avenue.
HWY 401 and Don Valley Parkway are the nearest highways to Wexford/Maryvale neighbourhood, while HWY 404 is 7 km away. HWY 401s main exits to the area are Victoria Park Avenue and Warden Avenue while the nearest exits from the Don Valley Parkway are Lawrence Avenue East, Parkwoods Village Drive, and Eglinton Avenue East. Grab the subway to Midland, Ellesmere, Lawrence East, or Kennedy stations, or the GO to GO Kennedy, on Eglinton Avenue East.
Landmarks in Wexford Maryvale Scarborough
The major landmarks in the neighbourhood are Parkway Mall, SmartCentres Scarborough, Centennial College, and Toronto Veterinary Emergency Hospital.
Schools and Childcare in Wexford Maryvale Scarborough
Neighbourhood elementary schools include Precious Blood Catholic School, Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic School, Terraview-Willowfield Public School, Wexford Public School, St. Kevin Catholic School, and Buchanan Public School. Secondary schools here include Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts and Parkview Alternative School. Childcare centres in the neighbourhood include After Four Children's Enrichment Program, Precious Blood Jr. YMCA Elp, Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehab. – Scarborough, Maryvale Jr. YMCA, Wexford Community Childcare Centre, A Child's Place Daycare Centre, Children's World, and Scarborough Citadel Child Care.