The Beach

The Beach looks and feels more like a lakeside resort town, than a big city neighbourhood.

Welcome to The Beach

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The Beach looks and feels more like a lakeside resort town, than a big city neighbourhood. In the summertime, thousands of Torontonians and tourists flock to The Beach to walk on The Boardwalk, exercise along the Martin Goodman Trail, relax by the water, or shop and dine at the colourful stores and restaurants along Queen Street.

The social centre of The Beach neighbourhood is Kew Gardens, which hosts many annual events including a Christmas Tree and Menorah lighting festival, a Jazz festival, and an Arts and Crafts show.

Ed. Note: A long standing debate has ensued over the proper name for this neighbourhood. Some refer to it as The Beach, others as the Beaches. To be politically correct use The Beach, otherwise both are acceptable.

History of The Beach

The Beach was first settled by the Ashbridge family who came to Canada from Philadelphia, in 1793. Ashbridge’s Bay Park is named after these pioneers. The Ashbridges, and a handful of other families, farmed this district until the latter part of the 1800’s, when many of The Beach properties were subdivided. At that time, large parcels of land were set aside for local parks.

Woodbine, Kew Gardens, Scarboro, Balmy Beach and Victoria Park collectively became Toronto’s playgrounds by the lake. These amusement parks also attracted many summer cottagers to the area.

By the 1920’s, the City of Toronto was expanding eastward and The Beach was subdivided for year round residential development. Over the years The Beach has emerged as one of Toronto’s most popular neighbourhoods.

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Overview for The Beach, Ontario

21,602 people live in The Beach, where the median age is 44 and the average individual income is $203,100. Data provided by Statistics Canada.

21,602

Total Population

44 years

Median Age

Medium

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

$203,100

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for The Beach, Ontario

The Beach has 9,445 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in The Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 21,602 people call The Beach home. The population density is 5 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

21,602

Total Population

Medium

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

44

Median Age

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-19 Years

20-24:

20-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,445

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$203,100

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Schools in The Beach, Ontario

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The following schools are within or nearby The Beach. 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
Glen Ames Senior Public School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
No rating available
Kew Beach Junior Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
St Denis Catholic School*
CATHOLIC
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Balmy Beach Community School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Williamson Road Junior Public School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
No rating available

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