North of this neighbourhood is Gerrard St E & CNR Raiway, south of this neighbourhood is lake Ontario. Greenwood Ave passes on East side, while Don Valley Parkway passes along the western border of this neighbourhood.
The South Riverdale neighbourhood is one of the largest neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. This neighbourhood is also highly populated. Among other GTA neighbourhoods the working age population is very high (54%) while population of families with children, youth, pre-retirement people and seniors is low compared to Toronto.
Top non-official mother tongue languages are Cantonese and Chinese. Top ethnic origins are Chinese, English, Irish, and Scottish. Median After-Tax Household Income in this neighbourhood is 56,192, slightly higher compared to Toronto $52,149. The South Riverdale neighbourhood has a higher crime rate, compared to similar neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area, of 257 crimes per 10,000 people per year. This area has many businesses, employing and serving local residents.
South Riverdale has a very High number of low-rise apartments (38%), semi-detached houses (23%), row houses (16%) and duplexes (5%). However, number of single-family homes and high-rise apartment buildings is very low. Home Values in this neighbourhood is $537,087 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.This is a neighbourhood with the most abundant green space in the Greater Toronto Area.
The neares Mall to this area is Toronto Eaton Centre. Hazelton Lanes is 7 Km away. The nearest Grocery stores are Food Basic, FREST CO and Loblaws. Walmart and Home Depot are nearby located on Gerrard Street E. The nearest parks in this area are Leslie Grove Park, Tommy Thompson Park, Clarke Beach Park, Mccleary Park, Jimme Simpson Park, Greenwood Park, Papa Avenue Playground, Leslie Grove Park, Donmount Park, and Joel Weeks Parkette. The nearest Hospital is St. Michael’s Hospital located 4 km away. The nearest library is Jones Library located on Jones Avenus. The nearest Indoor Swimming Pool is located in Jimmie Simpson Recreation Centre.
The nearest Highway to this area is Don Valley Pkwy which passes through the Western part of the neighbourhood. The nearest Subway stations are Broadview Station, Chester Station, Pape Station and Donlands Station. The nearest GO station is GO UNION located about 5 km away.
Landmarks in South Riverdale Toronto
Major landmarks are Staple Gerrard Square, Riverdale Collegiate Institute, Jones Library, Shopping Plaza on corner of Lake Shore Rd E and Leslie St.
Schools and Childcare in South Riverdale Toronto
The Elementary schools in this area are Morse Street Junior Public School, Bruce Junior Public School, Dundas Junior Public School, St Joseph Catholic School, Queen Alexandra Middle School, Blake Street Junior Public School, East Alternative School of Toronto and First Nations Junior & Senior School of Toronto. The nearest childcare centres are Morse Street Child Care, Bruce Woodgreen Early Learning Centre and All about Kids - Leslieville.