Dorset Park

One of the greatest assets of Dorset Park is its optimal location within the Greater Toronto Area.

Welcome to Scarborough-Dorset Park

Dorset Park is a densely populated neighborhood in eastern Toronto. It has a mix of commercial and residential properties, providing locals with various amenities to enjoy. This neighborhood has a booming job market that offers economic opportunities for members of the Dorset Park community. This area has been growing rapidly in recent years.
 

Location

One of the greatest assets of Dorset Park is its optimal location within the Greater Toronto Area. It is surrounded by various bustling communities, including Wexford, Maryvale, and Bendale. Dorset Park is also not far from some of Toronto’s major landmarks like Downtown Toronto (a 30-minute drive), Toronto Pearson International Airport (a 25-minute drive), and the Scarborough Town Centre (a 10 to 15-minute drive). 
 

Transportation

So many public transportation options are available to residents of Dorset Park. Various Toronto Transit Commission bus routes run throughout Dorset Park. Major bus stations include the 16 McCowan and 21 Brimley. These routes also connect to two nearby subway stations, the Midland and Lawrence East stations. There is also a commuter rail called the GO Transit which takes its passengers to Downtown Toronto. GO stations nearby include the Agincourt and Guildwood stations. Residents can easily travel by car and have direct access to major highways 401 and the Don Valley Parkway or bike around Dorset Park. 
 

People

Like all neighborhoods, there is a variety of people with unique qualities in Dorset Park. The community is known for being friendly, and given how many people live there, neighbors often live close enough to one another to develop strong relationships. The average age is slightly lower than Canada’s national average because many young people live in Dorset Park and commute to Downtown Toronto for work; however, there are also many families. 
 

Schools

Dorset Park has several schools that specifically serve the neighborhood, all with impressive reputations. Children can attend Dorset Park Public School (Kindergarten to Grade Eight), Ellesmere Station Public School (Kindergarten to Grade Eight), Enquiring Minds Montessori School (Kindergarten to Grade Six), St. Lawrence Catholic School (Kindergarten to Grade Eight), Glamorgan Junior Public School (Kindergarten to Grade Six), and General Crerar Public School (Kindergarten to Grade Eight). 
 

Real Estate and Homes

A variety of homes are available to home buyers in Dorset Park, including townhouses, apartments, and single-family homes. The major home builders in the Scarborough area include Hallbank Group Homes, Major Builds Inc., and JC Brothers Construction Ltd
 
Semi-detached homes and bungalows are very popular architectural styles in Dorset Park. They model lovely traditional styles like Victorian, Georgian, and Colonial designs. Various construction projects are in the works in Dorset Park right now. 
 

Top Attractions and Amenities

There are all kinds of attractions to visit in Dorset Park. Here is our list of favorites:

  • For your various shopping needs, Kennedy Road is the place to go! This strip has all kinds of shops selling everything from groceries to home goods to clothing. 
  • There are various fine-dining restaurants near Dorset Park. Diana’s Oyster Bar and Grill serves deliciously fresh seafood, and La Vecchia Restaurant Lakeshore offers beautiful waterfront views paired with a fabulous wine list.
  • The McGregor Community Centre is a recreational hub for Dorset Park residents. It has amenities, including a pool, skating rink, fitness center, and summer camps for children in the area. 
 

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Overview for Dorset Park, Ontario

24,770 people live in Dorset Park, where the median age is 42 and the average individual income is $94,707. Data provided by Statistics Canada.

24,770

Total Population

42 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$94,707

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Dorset Park, Ontario

Dorset Park has 8,735 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Dorset Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 24,770 people call Dorset Park home. The population density is 4 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

24,770

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42

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Total Households

3

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$94,707

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Around Dorset Park, Ontario

There's plenty to do around Dorset Park, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Very Walkable
Walking Score
51
Bikeable
Bike Score
70
Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sing Bakery, Wing It!, and ZeeV's Nutrition Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.75 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.67 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.44 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.18 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.29 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Dorset Park, Ontario

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The following schools are within or nearby Dorset Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by Statistics Canada.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Lawrence Catholic School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ellesmere-Statton Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Glamorgan Junior Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Winston Churchill Collegiate Institute
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
General Crerar Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Dorset Park Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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