To the north of North St. James Town is Bloor Street East, and to the south is Wellesley Street East. Parliament Street passes to the east, while Jarvis Street is to the west.
The North St. James Town neighbourhood is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in the GTA and is very crowded. The neighbourhood has a very high percentage of working age people (56%) and a low number of families with children, pre-retirement people, and seniors. North St. James Town has a diverse population, with different languages and cultures. The top non-official languages are Tagalog (Filipino) and Tamil. The top ethnic origins are Filipino, English, East Indian, and Chinese. Residents have a median after-tax household income of people are $31,304, compared to Toronto $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate here is 183 per 10,000 people per year.
North St. James Town has one of the highest numbers of high-rise apartment buildings (92%). On the other hand, number of row houses and low-rise apartments is very low. Home values in this neighbourhood are $489,366, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. It barely has any trees, and residents often visit the adjacent neighbourhood for park use.
Head to the nearest malls (Hazelton Lanes and Toronto Eaton Centre), while the nearest grocery stores area Food Basics, Longos, and No Frills, and Walmart is 4 km away. There are only two parks in the neighbourhood: St. James Town West Park and Wellesley – Magill Park. Also located near the area are Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, St. James Town Library, and John Innes Community Recreation Centre.
The Don Valley Parkway is the nearest highway. Sherbourne Station is the neighbourhood subway station and GO Union is the nearest GO station.
Landmarks in North St.james Toronto
Major landmarks in the neighbourhood are Sherbourne Station, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. James Town Library, Post Canada, and Consulate General of Greece.
Schools and Childcare in North St.james Toronto
The two elementary schools are St. Michael Catholic School and Rose Avenue Junior Public School, and the lone secondary school is Monsignor Fraser College. The childcare centres in this neighbourhood are Glen Road Early Learning and Child Care Centre, George Brown-Rose Avenue Child Care Centre, and Wellesley Early Learning Centre.