Bergman, Edmonton

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Bergman
Neighbourhood
Bergman is located in Edmonton
Bergman
Bergman
Location of Bergman in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°34′44″N 113°24′40″W / 53.579°N 113.411°W / 53.579; -113.411
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 7
Sector[2] Mature area
Area[3][4] Beverly
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Tony Caterina
Area[6]
 • Total 0.71 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Elevation 657 m (2,156 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 1,454
 • Density 2,047.9/km2 (5,304/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase1.5%
 • Dwellings 577

Bergman is a neighbourhood in east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada located immediately to the north of the Town of Beverly townsite. The neighbourhood is named for Gustav C. Bergman who was elected mayor of Beverly in the first municipal election after Beverly incorporated as a town in 1914.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by 122 Avenue, on the north by the Yellowhead Trail, on the west by 50 Street, and on the east by 34 Street. Bergman shares a community league with the neighbourhood of Beacon Heights to the south.

Most of the residential construction, approximately four out of five dwellings, dates from after the amalgamation of the Town of Beverly with Edmonton in 1961. The neighbourhood showed a particularly rapid period of growth in the late 1980s, when one out of three dwellings were built. While most of the homes in the neighbourhood are single-family dwellings, there are some duplexes as well. Just over 95% of the dwelling units in Bergman are owner occupied.[8]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Bergman had a population of 1,454 living in 577 dwellings,[7] a 1.5% change from its 2009 population of 1,433.[9] With a land area of 0.71 km2 (0.27 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,047.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Herzog, Lawrence, "Built on Coal, A History of Beverly, Edmonton's Working Class Town", Beverly Community Development Society, 2000, Edmonton, Alberta

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100". City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect". City of Edmonton. November 2011. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD34/MultiSource/Neighbourhood/BERGMAN.pdf
  9. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 

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