North of Weston neighbourhood is Woodward Avenue; to the south is Edmund Avenue; Jane Street is to the east; and Humber River is to the west.
The Weston neighbourhood has one of the highest population growths in the GTA. Here, the number of families with children (18%) is high, and the number of working age people and seniors is low compared to Toronto averages. The top non-official languages that residents speak are Spanish and Portuguese and top ethnic origins are Jamaican, Italian, English, and Irish. The median after-tax household income of neighbourhood residents is $41,356, compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The Weston neighbourhood has one of the highest crime rates in the Greater Toronto Area at 305 crimes per 10,000 people per year.
Weston has a high number of high-rise apartment buildings (59%) and a low number of single-detached houses, semi-detached houses, row houses, duplexes, and low-rise apartments. The neighbourhood has one of the lowest home prices in Toronto, averaging around $280,187 compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Dufferin Mall and Yorkdale Shopping Centre are located 7 to 8 km away for convenient shopping. No Frills and Food Basics afford the closest grocery stores, while Walmart is St. Clair Avenue West is about 4 km away. Residents can enjoy a day at the park at Grattan Park, Holley Park, John Street Parkette, Mallaby Park, James Trimbee Park, Memorial Park, Merrill Park, Northend Parkette, Weston – St. Phillips Parkette, and Weston Lions Park. Humber River Regional Hospital is the closest hospital; Weston Library is the closest library; and Weston Collegiate Institute is the closest swimming pool.
The nearest highways to this neighbourhood are HWY 401 and HWY 400. The nearest HWY 401 exit is Weston Road, while the nearest exit on HWY 400 is Jane Street. Take the subway to Jane Station, about 5 km away, or the GO to GO Weston, within the neighbourhood.
Landmarks in Weston Etobicoke
Major landmarks here include Weston GO Station, Humber River Regional Hospital, and Weston Library.
Schools and Childcare in Weston Etobicoke
Neighbourhood elementary schools include Weston Memorial Junior Public School, C.R. Marchant Middle School, and H.J. Alexander Community School. Childcare centres in the area are Weston Memorial B &A School Program, H. J. Alexander B & A School Program, Tender Loving Care, and Royal Day Care Centre.