Neighbourhoods
Runnymede-Bloor West Village

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 quiet and family-friendly neighbourhood with tree-lined streets and a lively shopping area.

Property Pulse

Mostly detached and semi-detached homes, with older houses and attractive features like hardwood floors.

Community Canvas

A diverse community of highly educated residents, including families with children and immigrants from various backgrounds.

What You'll Love

The vibrant shopping area on Bloor Street contrasting with the quiet residential streets.

Have a look around Runnymede-Bloor West Village.

Runnymede-Bloor West Village has a consistent population, and is popular with highly educated people, families with kids under 5, families with kids aged 5 to 9, people in their 30s, people in their 40s, and people in their 50s. The tree-lined streets in this area, which was annexed by the city of Toronto in 1909, make this a popular residential neighbourhood. While Bloor St. West is always full of life, the inner neighbourhood consists almost entirely of housing, rather than a mix of businesses, and so the streets are relatively quiet. The immediate area around Bloor Street is commonly known as Bloor West Village after the shopping area along Bloor Street, whereas the area to the north is considered the Runnymede neighbourhood.

People & Families in Runnymede-Bloor West Village

Families with kids make up 50% of households in this neighbourhood, while couples without children make up 23% of households and 23% of households are one person living alone. People in Runnymede-Bloor West Village come from 105 different ethnic origins, and 27% are first-generation immigrants, while 31% are second-generation immigrants.

Neighbourhood Households

3,925

Neighbourhood Population

10,408

Household Size

  • 1 person - 21%
  • 2 persons - 29%
  • 3 persons - 19%
  • 4 persons - 22%
  • 5 or more persons - 6%

Household Types

  • One-person households - 22%
  • Non-family households - 3%
  • Families with children - 49%
  • Couples without children - 22%
  • Multiple families in household - 1%

Children Per Family

  • 1 child - 28%
  • 2 children - 31%
  • 3 or more children - 7%

Broad Age Ranges

  • 0 to 14 years - 20%
  • 15 to 64 years - 67%
  • 65 years and over - 12%

Most Common Ethnic Origins

  • English - 24%
  • Irish - 23%
  • Scottish - 20%
  • Canadian - 18%
  • German - 11%

Age of Primary Household Maintainer

  • 15 to 24 years - 0%
  • 25 to 34 years - 12%
  • 35 to 44 years - 22%
  • 45 to 54 years - 23%
  • 55 to 64 years - 19%
  • 65 to 74 years - 10%
  • 75 to 84 years - 6%
  • 85 years and over - 3%

Specific Age Groups

  • 0 to 4 years - 7%
  • 5 to 9 years - 7%
  • 10 to 14 years - 5%
  • 15 to 19 years - 4%
  • 20 to 29 years - 8%
  • 30 to 39 years - 14%
  • 40 to 49 years - 16%
  • 50 to 59 years - 14%
  • 60 to 69 years - 9%
  • over 70 years - 4%

Runnymede-Bloor West Village Schools

This neighbourhood has great elementary schools, great secondary schools, elementary special programs, and secondary special programs. There are 8 public schools, 7 Catholic schools, 2 private schools, and 1 alternative/special school serving Runnymede-Bloor West Village. The special programs offered at local schools include French Immersion and International Baccalaureate.

Public Schools

8

Catholic Schools

7

Private Schools

2

Having Fun in Runnymede-Bloor West Village

Fun is easy to find at the parks here. Parks in this neighbourhood feature playgrounds for kids and dog parks. There are 3 parks in this neighbourhood, with 9 recreational facilities in total. The average number of facilities per park is 3.

Number of Parks

3

Number of Recreation Facilities

9

Recreation Facilities in Neighbourhood Parks

  • Playgrounds - 2
  • Dog Park - 1
  • Pool - 1
  • Tennis Courts - 2
  • Sports Field - 1
  • Track - 1
  • Splash Pad - 1
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Getting Around in Runnymede-Bloor West Village

There are 93 transit stops in Runnymede-Bloor West Village. Rail stations include Old Mill Station. In this neighbourhood, there are a mix of vehicle and transit commuters and most commute within the city.

Commute Destination for Residents

  • Commute within the city - 80%
  • Commute to another city - 19%

Commute Types

  • Vehicle - 48%
  • Transit - 41%
  • Walk/bike - 10%

Commute Times of Residents

  • 15 to 29 minutes - 19%
  • 30 to 44 minutes - 37%
  • 45 to 59 minutes - 23%
  • 60 minutes and over - 11%
  • Less than 15 minutes - 8%

Work and Education in Runnymede-Bloor West Village

This neighbourhood is popular with highly educated people, with 62% of adult residents holding a bachelor's degree or higher and 82% having any postsecondary education. The professional, scientific and technical services industry is the most common for residents.

Household Income

  • Under $30,000 - 8%
  • $30,000 to $39,999 - 5%
  • $40,000 to $49,999 - 5%
  • $50,000 to $59,999 - 5%
  • $60,000 to $69,999 - 5%
  • $70,000 to $79,999 - 4%
  • $80,000 to $89,999 - 4%
  • $90,000 to $99,999 - 4%
  • $100,000 to $124,999 - 11%
  • $125,000 to $149,999 - 8%
  • $150,000 to $199,999 - 12%
  • $200,000 and over - 22%

Most Common Occupations (Top 3)

  • Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services - 19%
  • Business, finance and administration occupations - 17%
  • Management occupations - 16%

Most Common Industries (Top 3)

  • Professional, scientific and technical services - 17%
  • Educational services - 13%
  • Health care and social assistance - 8%

Employment

  • Employed - 69% of people over age 15 are employed
  • Unemployed - 3% are unemployed
  • Not in the labour force - 27% are retired, students, homemakers, etc.

Runnymede-Bloor West Village Homes

In this neighbourhood, there are mostly detached and semi-detached homes. This neighbourhood has a consistent population, with 28% of households having moved within the past 5 years and 9% having moved within the past year. It has mostly older homes and is mostly owner-occupied.

Home Types

  • Single-detached house - 53%
  • Semi-detached house - 19%
  • Duplex - 6%
  • Row house - 1%
  • Low-rise apartment/condo - 19%
  • High-rise apartment/condo - 0%

Condominium Status

  • Condominium - 0%
  • Not condominium - 99%

Number of Bedrooms in Homes

  • 1 bedroom - 10%
  • 2 bedrooms - 17%
  • 3 bedrooms - 49%
  • No bedrooms - 0%
  • 4 or more bedrooms - 22%

Period of Home Construction

  • 1961 to 1980 - 8%
  • 1981 to 1990 - 2%
  • 1991 to 2000 - 1%
  • 2001 to 2005 - 0%
  • 2006 to 2010 - 0%
  • 2011 to 2016 - 0%
  • 1960 or before - 86%

Renters & Owners

  • Owner - 77%
  • Renter - 21%

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