Eglinton East

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Eglinton East
Neighbourhood
Skyline of Eglinton East
Location of Eglinton East
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
City Toronto Toronto

Eglinton East, also known as Knob Hill, is a neighbourhood in eastern Toronto, in the district of Scarborough. It is bounded by Stansbury Crescent, Citadel Drive, and West Highland Creek to the north, Midland Avenue to the west, the CNR rail line, Brimley Road, and Eglinton Avenue to the south, and Bellamy Road North to the east.

Eglinton East is a working-class neighbourhood with a high percentage of immigration to the area. Sri Lanka has produced the most immigration to the area over the past decade and correspondingly the most spoken (non English) language is Tamil. There is a large number of East Indian, Filipino and Jamaican people living in this neighbourhood. While there is an equal number of Chinese the other figures are above average.

The residents of this neighbourhood primarily live in high rise buildings with only 22% of people owning their place of residence.

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Coordinates: 43°44′24″N 79°14′46″W / 43.740°N 79.246°W / 43.740; -79.246