Part of the former Borough of East York, Ward 31, Beaches – East York, is bounded by Coxwell Avenue to the west, Victoria Park Avenue to the east, the Don River East Branch to the north and Danforth Avenue to the south.
The 2006 Census reports 52,430 people call Ward 31 home. Many young families are recognizing that the neighbourhoods of Ward 31 are great places to live, work, and play.
The City of Toronto’s motto is “Diversity is our Strength” and the people and languages spoken in Ward 31 exemplify this.
Residents in Ward 31 identify their ethnocultural background in the 2006 Census as Canadian, Chinese, East Indian, English, Filipino, Greek, Irish, Italian, Pakistani, Scottish, and more. The languages spoken in the ward include Bengali, Cantonese, English, Greek, Italian, Romanian, Tagalog, Tamil, Urdu, and many others.
Visit the City of Toronto web site to view the Ward profile. The City of Toronto has also developed more detailed Neighbourhood Profiles of Ward 31 communities, including: