Welcome to East Vancouver

Where the cool kids live, work & play

If you're looking for a convenient location that also happens to boast some of Vancouver's best cultural scenes, look no further than the neighbourhoods in East Vancouver.

The historic architecture will appeal to the selfie-takers of the world and provide a rich, cultural backdrop for one of Vancouver's most diverse communities.

Conveniently located between Burnaby and Vancouver's West Side neighbourhoods (everything West of Main Street), East Vancouver is easily accessible by transit and Highway 1. There are also lots of walkable areas and access to bike lanes and trails.

The area has been able to maintain the authentic charm lost in some major cities by retaining the independent businesses and shops. From hole-in-the-wall coffee shops to high-end boutiques, there are spaces that cater to every demographic.

East Vancouver is a foodie's paradise, with restaurants, cafes and microbreweries aplenty. The diverse ethnic culture and history of the area have created a delicious tapestry of food from around the world. Home to many craft breweries, East Vancouver is known for its pubs, taprooms and tasting rooms.

Not to be outdone by the rest of the West Coast, East Vancouver is home to tons of outdoor facilities and areas that allow year-round recreation. Residents and visitors enjoy the many parks and urban green spaces for fresh air and family-friendly fun.

There is a mixture of homes across East Vancouver from heritage and modern detached homes that account for most of the East Van area, as well as townhomes, and apartments. An attractive area to investors, East Vancouver is home to many renters in the city.

The demographics of the East Vancouver area are especially diverse, with deeply rooted families that have lived there for generations to newcomers and everything in between.

Fast Facts

Area Population (2016)

115, 724

Total Private Homes (2016)


Average value of home (2016)


Vancouver School District

District 39

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Schools & Community Centres

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Community & Recreation Centres

East Vancouver offers a wide range of recreation opportunities, including the use of many indoor and outdoor Community & Recreation Centres maintained by the City of Vancouver, including:

      • Indoor and Outdoor Pools
      • Skating/Ice Arenas
      • Sports Fields, courts and diamonds
      • Community Centres
      • Seniors & Youth Centres
      • Golf courses

Search by neighbourhood for centres near you on the City of Vancouver's website, where you can also find information on programming and schedules.


East Vancouver is part of the greater Vancouver School District, number 39.

Public Schools

To see all Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in East Vancouver with address, key personnel and program information, see the Vancouver School Board Directory.

To find the public school catchment area of a particular address, go to the School Locator tool used by the Vancouver School board and enter your address.

In addition to the schools above, Vancouver also offers an elementary school with a specific Aboriginal Focus, Xpey` Elementary

Students can also access Alternate Programs, including the Vancouver Learning Network (VLN) online school.

Private and Independent Schools

Vancouver is home to many private and independent schools, both religious and non-religious, and East Van is no exception.

To see all the private schools in East Vancouver, see the FISA BC site's list of schools, filtered by area.

East Van Transit

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Main Street / Science World

VCC Clark

Broadway / City Hall

Broadway / Commercial Drive


29th Avenue




East Van Map

East Van Properties for Sale

East Vancouver Property Listings

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Data was last updated November 18, 2019 at 10:10 PM (UTC)
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