North of Forest Hill South neighbourhood is Eglinton Avenue West; to the south is Lonsdale Road to St. Clair Avenue West. Elmsthorpe Avenue to Oriole Parkway is on the east side, while Bathurst Street is to the west.
The Forest Hill South neighbourhood has a low population and no population diversity. It has a very high percentage of seniors (20%), families with youth (15%), and pre-retirement people (14%). The top non-official languages are Tagalog (Filipino) and Spanish, and top ethnic origins are Jewish, Polish, English, and Irish. The median after-tax household income for residents is $67,446, higher than Toronto’s $52,149. The Forest Hill South neighbourhood has a very high number of educated people with at least post-secondary education. It enjoys one of the lowest crime rates in the GTA at 84 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
The Forest Hill South neighbourhood has high number of single-detached houses (36%) and low-rise apartments (22%). However, the number of semi-detached houses, high-rise apartments, row houses, and duplexes are very low. This neighbourhood has some of the highest home prices in the GTA, averaging around 1,585,984, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has busy streets, bustling with commuters to and from. It has a lot of trees for picnicking and enjoying the outdoors.
Hazelton Lanes and YongeEglinton Centre are the nearest shopping malls, 3 km and 4 km away. Grab some groceries at Loblaws or Sobeys, and Walmart is 6 km away. Enjoy some time in the neighbourhood parks: Larratt Parkette, Suydam Park, Tichester Park, Old Forest Hill Parkette, Ridgewood Parkette, Robert Bateman Parkette, Rosemary Parkette, Vesta Parkette, Dunvegan Parkette, and Forest Hill Road Park. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre-Orthopaedic& Arthritic Centre is the closest hospital at 5 km away. Forest Hill Library is the closest library and Brown Community Centre is the closest swimming pool to enjoy.
HWY 401 and Bathurst Street and Avenue Road are 5 km and 6 km away, and HWY 400 is about 14 km away. You have the choice of getting the subway at St. Clair Station, St. Clair West Station, Eglinton Station, Eglinton West Station and Davisville Station located close to this area, or the GO from GO Bloor, 7 km away.
Landmarks in Forest Hill South Toronto
Neighbourhood major landmarks include Upper Canada College and St Clair West Station.
Schools and Childcare in Forest Hill South Toronto
Holy Rosary Catholic School and Forest Hill Junior and Senior Public School are neighbourhood elementary schools. Children can be dropped off at Dunloe Children’s Centre, Grace Church On-The-Hill Child Care Centre, Gatehouse Family Day Care, and Five Peas in a Pod Child Care.