Dunluce, Edmonton

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Dunluce
Neighbourhood
Dunluce is located in Edmonton
Dunluce
Dunluce
Location of Dunluce in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°37′30″N 113°31′34″W / 53.625°N 113.526°W / 53.625; -113.526
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 3
Sector[2] North
Area[3][4] Castle Downs
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Dave Loken
Area[6]
 • Total 2.22 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Elevation 685 m (2,247 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 6,357
 • Density 2,863.5/km2 (7,416/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Decrease-5.8%
 • Dwellings 2,491

Dunluce is a residential neighbourhood located in the Castledowns area of north Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is named for a castle in Northern Ireland.[8] The Castledowns Recreation Centre is located at the south east corner of the neighbourhood.

According to the 2001 federal census, most of the residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred during the 1970s and early 1980s. Approximately half (49%) of the residences are single-family dwellings. Another 19% are rented apartments, followed by row houses (18%), duplexes[9] (10%) and mobile homes (5%). Almost two out of three (64%) are owner occupied with the remainder being rented.[10]

There are two schools in the neighbourhood: Dunluce Elementary School operated by the Edmonton Public School System and St. Lucy Catholic Elementary School operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System.

The neighbourhood is bounded by 127 Street on the west, Castledowns Road on the east, 167 Avenue on the north, 112 Street on the north east, and 153 Avenue on the south.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Dunluce had a population of 6,357 living in 2,491 dwellings,[7] a -5.8% change from its 2009 population of 6,751.[11] With a land area of 2.22 km2 (0.86 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,863.5 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

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. ^ From the neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton map utility.
  9. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and quadruplexes.
  10. ^ [1] and [2]
  11. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  12. ^ Undeveloped area of the Palisades.

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