Neighbourhoods
Corso Italia-Davenport

In this Neighbourhood Guide, you'll find out more about the people who live here as well as the schools, parks and recreation facilities, homes, and more.

Neighbourhood Vibe

A vibrant neighbourhood with a strong sense of community and cultural heritage.

Property Pulse

A mix of older and newer homes, including single-detached, semi-detached, and low-rise apartments/condos.

Community Canvas

A diverse community with a mix of ages and ethnicities, known for its strong Italian influence.

What You'll Love

Great schools, parks with recreational facilities, and a variety of shops and restaurants.

Have a look around Corso Italia-Davenport.

This neighbourhood has a consistent population, and is popular with people in their 20s, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. Corso Italia is considered Toronto's second Italian neighbourhood after Little Italy on College Street. There is also a significant Latin American and Portuguese community in the area. The community is the eastern half of what was earlier known as Earlscourt. Earlscourt was originally settled by British immigrants in 1906, and was annexed by the City of Toronto in 1910.

People & Families in Corso Italia-Davenport

Families with kids make up 44% of households in Corso Italia-Davenport, while couples without children make up 23% of households and 23% of households are one person living alone. People in Corso Italia-Davenport come from 135 different ethnic origins, and 47% are first-generation immigrants, while 31% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

5,470

Neighbourhood Population

14,133

Household Size

  • 1 person - 23%
  • 2 persons - 32%
  • 3 persons - 20%
  • 4 persons - 15%
  • 5 or more persons - 8%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 23%
  • Non-family households - 7%
  • Families with children - 43%
  • Couples without children - 22%
  • Multiple families in household - 3%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 35%
  • 2 children - 22%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 13%
  • 15 to 64 years - 72%
  • 65 years and over - 14%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • Portuguese - 26%
  • Italian - 20%
  • Canadian - 11%
  • English - 11%
  • Irish - 10%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 2%
  • 25 to 34 years - 17%
  • 35 to 44 years - 21%
  • 45 to 54 years - 18%
  • 55 to 64 years - 17%
  • 65 to 74 years - 10%
  • 75 to 84 years - 9%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 4%
  • 5 to 9 years - 4%
  • 10 to 14 years - 4%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 15%
  • 30 to 39 years - 17%
  • 40 to 49 years - 13%
  • 50 to 59 years - 13%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 8%

Corso Italia-Davenport Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 11 public schools, 9 Catholic schools, and 1 private school serving this neighbourhood. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion, Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and All-Female.

Public Schools

11

Catholic Schools

9

Private Schools

1

Having Fun in Corso Italia-Davenport

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids, sports parks, dog parks, and skating. There are 3 parks in Corso Italia-Davenport, with 25 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 8.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

25

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pools - 2
  • Rink - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 4
  • Volleyball Court - 1
  • Basketball Courts - 2
  • Ball Diamond - 1
  • Sports Fields - 3
  • Track - 1
  • Community Centre - 1
  • Splash Pads - 3
  • Trail - 1
  • Fitness/Weight Room - 1
  • Gym - 1
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Getting Around in Corso Italia-Davenport

There are 88 transit stops in Corso Italia-Davenport. Rail stations include Ossington Station. In Corso Italia-Davenport, there are a mix of vehicle and transit commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 85%
  • Commute to another city - 14%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 47%
  • Transit - 41%
  • Walk/bike - 8%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 21%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 35%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 18%
  • 60 minutes and over - 16%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 7%

Work and Education in Corso Italia-Davenport

In this neighbourhood, 33% of adult residents hold a bachelor's degree or higher and 59% have any postsecondary education. The construction industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 15%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 7%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 7%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 7%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 6%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 6%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 5%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 5%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 7%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 8%
  • $200,000 and over - 5%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Sales and service occupations - 25%
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations - 15%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 13%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Construction - 11%
  • Retail trade - 10%
  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 63% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 4% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 31% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Corso Italia-Davenport Homes

In Corso Italia-Davenport, there are a mix of home types. Corso Italia-Davenport has a consistent population, with 36% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 12% having moved within the past year. It has a mix of older and newer homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 22%
  • Semi-detached house - 22%
  • Duplex - 11%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 40%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 4%
  • Not condominium - 95%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 17%
  • 2 bedrooms - 21%
  • 3 bedrooms - 41%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 18%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 17%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 2%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 2%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 4%
  • 1960 or before - 71%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 62%
  • Renter - 36%

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