East is a primarily residential neighbourhood located in the east-central part of Saskatoon
. The majority of its residents live in single-family detached dwellings, with a sizeable minority of high-density, multiple-unit dwellings. As of 2006, the area is home to 4,809 residents. The neighbourhood is considered a middle-income area, with an average family income of $67,946, an average dwelling value of $220,108 and a home ownership rate of 67.2%.