The original village of Port Union was founded in the early to mid-1800s immediately south-east of Port Union Rd and Lawrence Avenue. While currently part of Toronto, the original area of the community was within the Pickering Township.
Approximately 36% of the population are first generation immigrants making this a popular destination for newcomers. 93% of the people here own their homes.
Centennial Park and Adams Park are popular parks with playgrounds and baseball diamonds. The view of Lake Ontario and fresh lake breeze are one of the many drawing factors to this beautiful neighbourhood.