To the north of Runnymede-Bloor West Village is Dundas Street West, and to the south is Bloor Street West. Runnymede Road passes to the east, while Jane Street is to the west.
The Runnymede-Bloor West Village neighbourhood has a low population and a smaller area as compared to other neighbourhoods in the GTA. It has a high percentage of working age people (48%) and families with children (19%). On the other hand the percentage of families with youth and seniors is low. Runnymede-Bloor West Village does not have much population diversity. The top non-official languages are Ukrainian and Polish, while the top ethnic origins are English, Irish, Scottish, and Ukrainian. Residents have a median after-tax household income of $74,729, considered very high compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The neighbourhood has a high population of educated people, some with post-secondary education and has many businesses, employing and serving local residents. The total major crime incidents rate is 171 per 10,000 people per year.
Runnymede-Bloor West Village has a high number of single-family homes (54%), semi-detached houses (20%), low-rise apartments (18%), and duplexes (6%), while numbers of row houses are very low. The neighbourhood has high home prices, averaging around $666,204 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. This neighbourhood has one of the lowest amounts of green space in the GTA.
Take a shopping trip to Dufferin Mall or Hazelton Lanes, located 5 and 8 km away. Fresh Co and Loblaws are the nearest grocery stores, while Walmart is located on St. Clair Avenue West. Neighbourhood parks include Neil McLellan Park, George Chater Parkette, and Beresford Park. Located near the area are St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Jane/Dundas Library, and Runnymede Collegiate Institute for indoor swimming.
The nearest highway is the Gardiner Expressway, and HWY 400 is located 6 km away from centre of the neighbourhood. Grab the subway to Jane or Runnymede stations, both near the neighbourhood, or take the GO to GO Bloor.
Landmarks in Runnymede Bloor West Village Etobicoke
Major landmarks in the area include Jane Station, St. Paul's Anglican Church, Jane/Dundas Library, and Runnymede Collegiate Institute.
Schools and Childcare in Runnymede Bloor West Village Etobicoke
Elementary schools in the neighbourhood include James Culnan Catholic School, St. James Catholic School, Humbercrest Public School, King George Junior Public School, and St. Pius X Catholic School; while Runnymede Collegiate Institute is the lone secondary school. There are many childcare centres in the neighbourhood, including: A Place To Play Nursery School of Bloor West Village, Angelgate Daycare, Bloor West Nursery School, Macaulay Child Development Centre – Jane Street Child Care Centre, King George B & A School Program, Little Footsteps Childcare Inc., Humbercrest Co-operative Nursery School, Humbercrest School Age YMCA, Green Apple Kids, and PLASP – St. Pius X Catholic School.