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Postal Code M5A - Toronto, Ontario

Primary CityToronto
Area of Postal Code M5A4.097 km²
Male Population19,666 (48%)
Female Population21,293 (52%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +46%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +12.5%
Median Age39.2 years
Male Median Age38.2 years
Female Median Age40.2 years
Area Codes416780
Postal Code ExtensionsM5A 0A1 | M5A 0A2 | M5A 0A3 | M5A 0A5 | M5A 0A6 | M5A 0A7 | M5A 0A8 | M5A 0B1 | M5A 0B2 | M5A 0B3 | More
NeighborhoodsCorktown, Downtown, Old Toronto, St. Lawrence
Local TimeSaturday 1:36 AM
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time
Coordinates43.6553824236632° / -79.36525836592423°
Related Postal CodesM5BM5CM5EM5GM5HM5J

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Postal Code M5A Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density6,846 / km²8,127 / km²8,883 / km²9,997 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

M5A Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code M5A+46%+23%+12.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code M5A Median Age

Median Age: 39.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code M5A39.2 years40.2 years38.2 years
Toronto39.2 years40.1 years38.2 years
Ontario40.5 years41.4 years39.6 years
Canada40.6 years41.5 years39.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code M5A Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 51,1291,0722,201
85 Plus294567861
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code M5A Population Density

Population Density: 9,997 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code M5A40,9594.097 km²9,997 / km²
Toronto2.8 million642.8 km²4,311 / km²
Ontario13.8 million1,078,182.8 km²12.8 / km²
Canada35.5 million9,875,295.4 km²3.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code M5A Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in M5A
 Area Code 416: 86.5%
 Area Code 647: 11.7%
 Other: 1.7%

Business Concentration in Postal Code M5A

M5A Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 19.6%
 Professional Services: 17.8%
 Restaurants: 10.5%
 Industry: 7.3%
 Home Services: 6.4%
 Other: 38.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair4622.7 years4.31.1
Beauty salons5622.5 years4.31.4
Hairdressers5322.3 years4.41.3
Social work6325 years4.31.5
Education other3924.7 years4.41.0
Art galleries6722.9 years4.41.6
Concert halls and theaters4123.2 years4.21.0
Creative arts5924.2 years4.31.4
Loan companies7222.1 years4.41.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets4622.5 years4.11.1
Apartments4122.8 years4.01.0
General contractors5826.2 years4.21.4
Real estate13122.1 years4.33.2
Construction of buildings6524.6 years4.11.6
Other membership organizations5528.8 years4.51.3
Photography6024.2 years4.81.5
Health and medical10322.5 years3.92.5
Advertising and marketing15123.9 years4.13.7
Business services4426.2 years4.21.1
Corporate management15323.9 years3.93.7
Film, tv and video production8924.3 years4.52.2
Lawyers legal12820.7 years4.63.1
Scientific and technical services4423.2 years4.31.1
Specialized design11222.8 years4.12.7
Bars, pubs and taverns6222.2 years4.21.5
Cafes4719.7 years4.41.1
Clothing stores4622.3 years4.41.1
Electronics stores13023.1 years4.23.2
Furniture stores10522.2 years4.12.6
Hardware stores4723.6 years4.01.1
Household appliances and goods5222.1 years4.31.3
Office supplies and stationery stores12522.6 years4.43.1
Shopping other9423.8 years4.22.3

Business distribution by price for Postal Code M5A

 Moderate: 44.8%
 Inexpensive: 28.5%
 Expensive: 14.9%
 Very Expensive: 11.8%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code M5A CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code M5A615,778 t15 t150,297 t/km²
Toronto43,816,025 t15.8 t68,167 t/km²
Ontario197,940,137 t14.4 t183.6 t/km²
Canada521,999,336 t14.7 t52.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code M5A CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)615,778 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita15 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)150,297 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (2.5)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
5/24/003:22 AM3.127.2 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
11/26/992:33 PM3.830.3 km12,800 mNew
8/5/892:07 PM3.351.2 km18,000 msouthern Ontario,
7/23/872:32 AM3.420.2 km6,800 msouthern Ontario,
10/4/8310:18 AM3.141.8 km2,000 msouthern Ontario,
10/23/5712:22 PM4.380 kmNoneNew

Primary City

Toronto (/təˈrɒntoʊ, -tə/, local /təˈrɒnoʊ, ˈtrɒ-/) is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, and the centre of the Greater Toronto Area, the most populous metropolitan area in Canada. In the 2011 census, Toronto had a p..  ︎  Toronto Wikipedia Page

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