North of Church-Yonge Corridor is Bloor Street East and to the south is Front Street East. Jarvis Street is on the east side, while Yonge Street is on the western edge.
The Church-Yonge Corridor is a highly populated neighbourhood but with a smaller area comparatively. The neighbourhood has seen one of the highest population growths in the GTA and is very crowded. It has a very high number of working age people (62%) and families with youth (16%). Top non-official languages are Spanish and Chinese and top ethnic origins are English, Irish, Scottish, and Chinese. Median household income (after tax) in the Church-Yonge Corridor is $41,813, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. There is a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education. However, the neighbourhood has one of the highest crime rates in the GTA at 355 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
The Church-Yonge Corridor neighbourhood has almost all high-rise apartment buildings (90%). There are some row houses and low-rise buildings, but not many; and there are no single-family or semi-detached houses. Home prices in the neighbourhood are $410,703, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The Church-Yonge Corridor is home to a very large number of local businesses but has very few TTC stops. There are very few trees here, and residents often visit the adjacent neighbourhoods for park use.
The Toronto Eaton Centre is very close (just 1 km) and Hazelton Lanes is 2 km away. Groceries can be bought at Metro or Loblaws, or at Walmart, located 3 km away. Parks in the Church-Yonge Corridor include James Canning Gardens, Joseph Sheard Parkette, Alexander Park, Alexander Street Parkette, Arena Gardens, St. James Park, Toronto Sculpture Gardens, Market Lane Park, McGill Parkette, and Normal Jewison Park. St. Michael’s Hospital is right within the neighbourhood. Parliament Street Library or Toronto Reference Library is nearby to read or enjoy library activities. John Innes Community Recreation Centre is located on Sherbourne Street.
The Gardiner Expressway and Jarvis Street is located 2 km away while the Hwy 404 is 17 km away. This area can boast of number of subway stations around it, like Wellesley Station, Sherbourne station, Bloor station, College station, Dundas station, Queen station, King station and Union station; or get on the GO at GO Union, 2 km away.
Landmarks in Church Yonge Corridor Toronto
Landmarks at this neighbourhood include Ryerson University, St. Michael’s Hospital,and Wellesley Station.
Schools and Childcare in Church Yonge Corridor Toronto
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood include Church Street Junior Public School and St. Michael Choir School, while secondary schools include Native Learning Centre, Jarvis Collegiate Institute, and St. Michael Choir School (both elementary and secondary).Children can be watched at Church Street School Day Care, Bond Child and Family Development, and Ryerson University’s Ryerson Early Learning Centre.