The character of East Woodbridge is exemplified by its relaxed atmosphere. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic – although that is not the case near Highway 407, Highway 400 or the railway line. Lastly, there are around 30 parks close by for residents to unwind in, such as Doctors Mclean District Park and Giovanni Caboto Park, and they are very well-situated, which results in them being easy to reach from the majority of locations in the neighbourhood.
Roughly 90% of the population of this neighbourhood own their home and 10% are renters. The housing stock of this part of the city is composed primarily of single detached homes and townhouses. A majority of the housing growth in this area occurred in the 1980s. There is a higher proportion of four or more bedroom homes in this part of Vaughan.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from anywhere in this part of Vaughan. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. On the other hand, there are only a limited number of daycares and therefore they can be a long walk away. With regards to food, the nearest grocery store in this part of the city is usually only a rather short walk away. Likewise, those who like to eat in restaurants will have a good number of options, and there are also about 10 cafes in East Woodbridge.