To the north of Yonge-St. Clair is Kay Gardner Beltline Trail, and to the south is the C.P. Railway. Yonge Street is to the east, while Avenue Road is to the west.
The Yonge-St. Clair neighbourhood is one of the smallest neighbourhoods in the GTA is very crowded. It has a very high percentage of working age people (49%), seniors (21%), and pre-retirement people (14%). On the other hand, this neighbourhood has a low percentage of families with children and youth. While the neighbourhood has no population diversity, the top non-official languages are Spanish and Russian and the top ethnic origins are English, Irish, Scottish, and German. The median after-tax household income for residents in this neighbourhood is $58,838, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The Yonge-St.Clair neighbourhood has a very high number of educated people with at least post-secondary education. It also has one of the lowest crime rates in the GTA with 95 crimes per 10,000 people per year, and has many businesses, employing and serving local residents.
Yonge-St.Clair has a very high number of high-rise apartment buildings (60%) and low-rise apartments (20%), compared to City of Toronto. However, the number of single-family homes, row houses, and duplexes is very low. The Yonge-St.Clair neighbourhood has some of the highest home prices in the Greater Toronto Area, averaging around $995,616, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has very busy streets with a high road volume and also has one of the lowest amounts of green space in Toronto.
Hazelton Lanes and Yonge Eglinton Centre are the nearest malls, while Sobeys and Loblaws are the nearest grocery stores, both located on St. Clair Avenue East, and Canadian Tire is nearby. Residents enjoy the nearby parks, which include Lionel Conacher Park, Amsterdam Square, and Robertson Davies Park. Also near the neighbourhood are Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Deer Park Library (on St. Clair Avenue East), and Brown Community Centre (on Avenue Road).
The nearest highway is Don Valley Parkway, located 5 km away. St. Clair, Davisville, and Summerhill stations are all located close by on Yonge Street, while the closest GO stations are GO Union and GO Bloor.
Landmarks in Yonge St.clair Toronto
The major landmarks in the neighbourhood include Korean Consulate General, Christ Church Deer Park, and St. Michael's Cemetery.
Schools and Childcare in Yonge St.clair Toronto
The only neighbourhood school is Cottingham Junior Public School; and childcare centres are Centennial Infant and Child Centre, Cottingham Child Care Centre, Mothercraft-Robertson House Child Care, Trust Child Care, and Oriole Nursery School.