North of Pelmo Park-Humberlea is Sheppard Avenue West, and to the south is Woodward Avenue. The C.P. Railway to HWY 401 to Jane Street passes on the east side, while the Humber River is to the west.
The Pelmo Park-Humberlea neighbourhood has one of the lowest populations in the GTA. It has a high percentage of families with children (17%) and seniors (17%) compared to Toronto. By contrast it has a low percentage of working age and pre-retirement people. The top non-official languages are Italian and Spanish and the top ethnic origins are Italian, English, Vietnamese, and East Indian. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $59,842, compared to Toronto’s average of $52,149. The Pelmo Park-Humberlea neighbourhood has a higher crime rate than similar neighbourhoods in the GTA with 255 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Pelmo Park-Humberlea has a very high number of single-family homes (59%), duplexes (11%), semi-detached houses (8%), but has a low number of high-rise apartment buildings, row houses and low-rise apartments. Home values here are $412,618, lower than City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has busy streets and has a lot of trees for picnicking and enjoying the outdoors.
Head to the nearby malls Woodbine Shopping Centre and Yorkdale Shopping Centre, which are located 7 to 9 km away. Grab groceries at No Frills, Food Basics, or Real Canadian Superstore. Relax in the neighbourhood parks such as Joseph Bannon Park, Louise Russo Park, Acacia Park, Strathburn Park, Pellatt Parkette, Pelmo Park, Pine Point Park, Rosemount Gardens Parkette, Wallace C. Swanek Park, and Weston Village Park. Conveniently located near the area are Humber River Regional Hospital, Black Creek Library, and The Elms Community School, on Golfdown Drive.
The neighbourhood is at the intersection of HWY 400 and HWY 401. The nearest exit on HWY 401 is Weston Road and the nearest exit on HWY 400 is Jane Street. Take the subway to either Wilson or Yorkdale stations, 8 km away, while the nearest GO station is GO Weston.
Landmarks in Pelmo Park Humberlea Etobicoke
Major landmarks of this neighbourhood include Humber River Regional Hospital, Crossroads Centre, St. Basil-the-Great College.
Schools and Childcare in Pelmo Park Humberlea Etobicoke
Elementary schools here include Pelmo Park Public School and St. Simon Catholic School, and the neighbourhood secondary school is St. Basil-the-Great Catholic Secondary School. Neighbourhood childcare centres are TLC – Tender Loving Care, H.J. Alexander B & A School Program, and Falstaff Early Learning and Child Care Centre.