Moss Park is south of Carlton Street; north of Front Street East; west of Parliament Street; and east of Jarvis Street.
The Moss Park neighbourhood is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in the GTA, but is very crowded. It has a very high number of working age people (61%) and a very low number of families with children, youth, and seniors amongst other GTA neighbourhoods. The top non-official languages are Spanish and Cantonese, and the top ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and German. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $37,295, compared to Toronto $52,149. Moss Park neighbourhood has one of the highest crime rates at 565 crimes per 10,000 people per year. This neighbourhood also has many businesses, employing and serving local residents.
Moss Park has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (66%), low-rise apartments (23%), and row houses (8%). It has a very low number of single-family homes, semi-detached houses, and duplexes. The home value average in the neighbourhood is $457,524, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has very busy streets with a high road volume. It barely has any trees, and residents often visit the adjacent neighbourhood for park use.
Enjoy a shopping trip to Toronto Eaton Centre or Hazelton Lanes, which is located 4 km away. Grab some groceries at Fresh Co and No Frills, while Walmart is 3 km away. There are a number of parks in the area to enjoy, including Little Trinity Church Lands, Allan Gardens, Anniversary Park, Moss Park, Ontario Street Parkette, Percy Park, Sackville Playground, Underpass Park, and Bright Street Playground. St. Michael's Hospital is the closest hospital, Parliament Street Library is the closest library, and John Innes Community Recreation Centre has the closest swimming pool.
The Don Valley Parkway passes on the eastern side of the neighbourhood, while Gardiner Expy is only 1 km from the southern border. Grab the subway at College, Dundas, Queen, King, or Union stations; or take the GO at GO Union Station.
Landmarks in Moss Toronto
The major landmarks in the neighbourhood are Sherbourne Health Centre, Parliament Street Library, Regent Park Community Health Centre, and Council Fire Native Cultural Centre.
Schools and Childcare in Moss Toronto
Elementary schools in Moss Park are Lord Dufferin Junior and Senior Public School and St. Paul Catholic School; the neighbourhood secondary school is Inglenook Community School. Children can attend one of the following childcare centres: Eyet Early Learning Centre - Tom's Place, Central Neighbourhood House, Christian Community Child Care, Cabbagetown Early Learning Centre, Lord Dufferin Community Day Care Centre, Gerrard Early Learning Centre, and Garderie La Farandole Gabrielle Roy.