The Bay Street Corridor neighbourhood is south of Bloor Street West, and north of Front Street West. Yonge Street is to the east, while University Avenue is to the west.
The Bay Street Corridor neighbourhood has seen a high growth of population in recent years. It has a very high population of youth and working age people, and a very low number of children, pre-retirement people, and seniors.
Top non-official languages in this area include Mandarin and Chinese and top ethnic origins are Chinese, English, Irish, and Scottish. Median after-tax household income in this neighbourhood is $44,614, low compared to $52,149 for the City of Toronto and is home to a very large number of local businesses. Residents in the Bay Street Corridor neighbourhood are well educated with at least post-secondary education. It has one of the highest crime rates in the GTA with 526 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
The Bay Street Corridor contains only apartment buildings: 97% high-rise, and 3% low-rise. The average home value in this neighbourhood is $457,787, lower than the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It is extremely transit-friendly with an abundance of bus and streetcar stops. Residents often visit the adjacent neighbourhood for park use as there are virtually no trees in this neighbourhood.
Toronto Eaton Centre is in the Bay Street Corridor neighbourhood, giving residents a large variety of shops. Grocery stores in the neighbourhood are Longos and Metro while a run to Walmart is 4 km away. Residents can enjoy the neighbourhood parks, including Larry Sefton Park, Opera Place, Queen’s Park,Breadalbane Park, St. Mary Street Parkette, Trinity Square, Cloud Gardens, and Nathan Phillips Square. Proximity to City Hall enables residents to visit the City Hall Library. Harrison Pool is located 2 km away. Toronto General Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children arelocated within the neighbourhood.
Nearest highwayis the Gardiner Expressway.HWY 400 is located 14 km away. Bay street corridor is an extremely convenient location for subway commuters as it is served by Wellesley Station, Bloor Station, Bay Station, Museum Station, King Station, Queen's Park Station, St. Patrick Station,Osgoode Station, Dundas Station and College Station. GO Union is nearest GO station.
Landmarks in Bay Street Corridor Toronto
Nearby landmarks are Toronto City Hall, Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto-Dominion Centre, and Gardiner Museum.
Schools and Childcare in Bay Street Corridor Toronto
St. Joseph College School is a secondary school in this neighbourhood with an EQAO score of 78. Childcare centres in Bay Street Corridor include Kids & Company-Wellington, Hester How Day Care Centre, George Brown-Richmond Adelaide Child Care Centre, University of Toronto Child Care On Charles, Family Development Centre YMCA, Mothercraft-Brookfield Place Child Care Centre, Mothercraft-Toronto Eaton Centre, Scotia Plaza Child Care Centre, and Queen’s Park Child Care Centre.