Welcome To Downtown

History of Downtown 

This is where it all began. Toronto was founded in 1793 as the Town of York in the area that now comprises the downtown core. Grand estates and Victorian row houses once stood where gleaming new condos and office towers now stand. Downtown is and always has been the heartbeat of Toronto. Many of Toronto’s most popular and highly acclaimed neighbourhoods are situated Downtown including the Entertainment District, Niagara, Beaconsfield, Ossington, Parkdale, West Queen West, Trinity Bellwoods, Cabbagetown, St Lawrence, Corktown, and Harbourfront to name just a few.
Downtown epitomizes the vibrant heartbeat of Canada's largest city. Offering an unparalleled blend of cultural richness, urban excitement, and diverse lifestyles, this bustling area is a melting pot of art, entertainment, commerce, and residential living. Whether you're a young professional, a family, or a retiree, Downtown welcomes you with open arms, promising a dynamic living experience like no other.


Iconic Landmarks: From the majestic CN Tower to the historic Distillery District, Downtown boasts an impressive array of iconic landmarks that draw visitors and locals alike.
Cultural Diversity: Experience the rich tapestry of cultures through eclectic dining options, vibrant festivals, and diverse neighborhoods like Chinatown, Little Italy, and Kensington Market.
Arts and Entertainment: Immerse yourself in the thriving arts scene with world-class theaters, galleries, and music venues dotting the cityscape. From Broadway shows to indie film screenings, there's something for every art enthusiast.


Downtown embodies a cosmopolitan lifestyle where hustle and bustle meet moments of tranquility. Residents savor the convenience of urban living, with everything from boutique shopping to trendy cafes just steps away. Yet, amidst the skyscrapers and busy streets, pockets of green spaces offer serene retreats for relaxation and recreation.


Indulge your palate with a culinary journey through Downtown's diverse dining scene. From upscale restaurants serving international cuisine to cozy bistros and food markets, there's no shortage of gastronomic delights to explore. After dinner, dive into the city's vibrant nightlife, with trendy bars, clubs, and live music venues keeping the party going until the early hours.


Downtown is a playground for adventure seekers and culture enthusiasts alike. Explore the waterfront trails, embark on a boat cruise, or discover hidden gems in the city's vibrant neighborhoods. For family-friendly fun, attractions like the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum offer endless opportunities for learning and exploration.


Downtown Toronto is home to a wide range of educational institutions, from prestigious universities and colleges to top-rated elementary and secondary schools. Whether you're pursuing higher education or seeking the best opportunities for your children, the downtown core offers access to quality educational facilities that cater to diverse learning needs.

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Overview for Downtown, Ontario

11,127 people live in Downtown, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $126,651. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown, Ontario

Downtown has 6,780 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Downtown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 11,127 people call Downtown home. The population density is 20 and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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