Oakridge, Toronto

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Oakridge
Neighbourhood
Houses in Oakridge
Houses in Oakridge
Vicinity
Vicinity
Oakridge, Toronto is located in Toronto
Oakridge, Toronto
Location within Toronto
Coordinates: 43°41′44″N 79°16′33″W / 43.69556°N 79.27583°W / 43.69556; -79.27583Coordinates: 43°41′44″N 79°16′33″W / 43.69556°N 79.27583°W / 43.69556; -79.27583
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CityToronto Toronto
CommunityScarborough
Changed Municipality1998 Toronto from Scarborough
Government
 • MPBill Blair (Scarborough Southwest)
 • MPPDoly Begum (Scarborough Southwest)
 • CouncillorMichelle Holland (Ward 35 Scarborough Centre)

Oakridge is a neighbourhood in the city of Toronto, Canada, in the Scarborough district. The neighbourhood is bordered by Victoria Park Avenue to the west, Massey Creek to the north, Warden Avenue to the east travelling south until Mack Avenue which then extends east again to the CNR rail line which forms the southern border.

The section of the Danforth running through Oakridge offers shopping, dining, and other entertainment. The Oakridge also has a Community Centre. The Bloor-Danforth subway line of the TTC runs through the Warden Woods park, and both the Warden and Victoria Park stations are located within the community.

Public housing includes Cataraqui Crescent/Firvalley Court and Teesdale Place.

Demographic[edit]

This is a working-class neighbourhood, with diverse ethnicities, religions, and types of homes. More than 40% of residents are Black or South Asian and over 20% of residents are of the Muslim faith. Languages such as Bengali, Urdu and Tamil are spoken in this area which further cements Oakridge as another in a collection of diverse neighbourhoods in Toronto.

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