North of Playter Estates-Danforth is Fulton Avenue, and to the south is Danforth Avenue. Pape Avenue is to the east, while Don River passes along the western border.
The Playter Estates-Danforth neighbourhood has one of the lowest populations in the GTA and has low growth and is quite small. Compared to Toronto averages, this neighbourhood has a high number of working age people (49%) and pre-retirement people (13%), while it has low number of families with youth. It does not have much population diversity and the top non-official languages are Greek and Spanish. The top ethnic origins are English, Scottish, Irish, and Greek. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $55,536, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The Playter Estates-Danforth neighbourhood has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education. The total major crime incidents rate is 191 per 10,000 people per year. It has many businesses, employing and serving local residents.
Playter Estates-Danforth has a high number of low-rise apartments (31%), semi-detached houses (17%), and duplexes (6%). It has a low number of single-detached houses, high-rise apartments, and row houses. The neighbourhood has high home prices, averaging around $842,668, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
You can enjoy a shopping trip to Hazelton Lanes or Toronto Eaton Centre, located 4 to 5 km away from the centre of the neighbourhood. Grab some groceries at Loblaws, Foodland, or Sobeys, while Walmart is 3 km away. Neighbourhood parks are Logan Avenue Parkette, Alexander the Great Parkette, Playter Gardens, Broadview Subway Station Parkette, and Carlaw Avenue Parkette. Also near the neighbourhood are Toronto East General Hospital, Pape/Danforth Library, and Frankland Community Centre.
Take the Don Valley Parkway, which passes through the neighbourhood. Grab the subway to Broadview or Chester stations, located in the neighbourhood, while Pape Station is across the neighbourhood. The nearest GO station is GO Danforth.
Landmarks in Playter Estates Danf Toronto
Neighbourhood landmarks are Broadview Station, Chester Station, Royal Bank of Canada, Holy Name Church, Academy of Learning College, Spanish Evangelical Church, and Blue Cross Animal Hospital.
Schools and Childcare in Playter Estates Danf Toronto
The only school in this neighbourhood is Jackman Avenue Junior Public School, while the childcare centres are Jackman Community Day Care and Our Happiness Day Nursery.