North of Casa Loma neighbourhood is Lonsdale Road to St. Clair Avenue West; and south is the C.P. railway. Avenue Road is on the east side, while Bathurst Street is to the west.
The Casa Loma neighbourhood has a low population compared to other GTA areas, but has seen high growth in recent years. The neighbourhood has a very high population of pre-retirement people (15%) and seniors (19%), but it has a low rate of families with children and youth. Casa Loma has no population diversity and the top non-official languages are Spanish and Tagalog (Filipino). Top ethnic origins in the area are English, Scottish, Irish, and Jewish. The median after-tax household income of people in this neighbourhood is $65,574, compared to City of Toronto’s $52,149. The Casa Loma neighbourhood has a very high number of educated people with at least post-secondary education, and has one of the lowest crime rates in the GTA at 87 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
The Casa Loma neighbourhood has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (49%) and low-rise apartments (23%), while it has a low number of single-detached houses, semi-detached houses, and row houses, compared to other GTA neighbourhoods. The neighbourhood has some of the highest home prices in the GTA, averaging around $1,083,381, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Hang out at the shops at Hazelton Lanes or Yonge Eglinton Centre, located 2 km and 4 km away. The nearest grocery store in this neighbourhood is Loblaws and a Walmart is 5 km away. Relax at the many neighbourhood parks such as Glen Edyth Drive Parkette, Glenn Gould Park, High Level Pumping Station and Park, MacPherson Avenue Parkette, Sir Winston Churchill Park, Spadina Park, Spadina Road Park, Montclair Avenue Parkette, Poplar Plains Parkette, and Roycroft Park. Toronto Western Hospital is only 4 km away while Wychwood Library is in the neighbourhood. Take a swim at Brown Community Centre.
Get to this area by the Don Valley Parkway’s Dundas Street East exit, located 7 km away. HWY 400 and Jane Street is located 15 km away. Grab the subway at St. Clair West Station or Dupont Station nearby, while the nearest GO station is GO Bloor, 6 km away.
Landmarks in Casa Toronto
Landmarks in the area are Casa Loma, Spadina Museum, and George Brown College-Casa Loma Campus.
Schools and Childcare in Casa Toronto
Elementary schools in the Casa Loma neighbourhood are Brown Junior Public School and Hillcrest Community School.Childcare centres are Wychwood Tigers Daycare Centre, George Brown–Casa Loma Child Care Centre, and Unicorn Day Care Centre.