Falconer Heights, Edmonton

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Falconer Heights
Falconer Heights is located in Edmonton
Falconer Heights
Falconer Heights
Location of Falconer Heights in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°28′05″N 113°35′17″W / 53.468°N 113.588°W / 53.468; -113.588
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 9
Sector[2] Southwest
Area[3][4] Riverbend
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Bryan Anderson
 • Total 0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation 679 m (2,228 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 2,070
 • Density 3,184.6/km2 (8,248/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase1.7%
 • Dwellings 900

Falconer Heights is a residential neighbourhood in south west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is bounded on the west by Riverbend Road, on the north by Rabbit Hill Road, and on the east by Terwillegar Drive. The southern boundary is an undeveloped strip of land about 29 Avenue.

According to the 2001 federal census, residential development in the neighbourhood began after 1985, with approximately one residence in eight (12.2%) of all residences being built during the late 1980s. The remaining seven out of every eight residences (87.8%) were built during the 1990s.[8]

Residential street in Falconer Heights

The most common type of residence, according to the 2005 municipal census, was the single-family dwelling. These account for three out of every five (61%) residences in the neighbourhood. One in four residences (24%) are a mixture of rented apartments and apartment style condominiums. One in eight (13%) residences are duplexes.[9] Four out of every five (80%) residences are owner-occupied with one out of five (20%) being rented.[10]


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Falconer Heights had a population of 2,070 living in 900 dwellings,[7] a 1.7% change from its 2009 population of 2,036.[11] With a land area of 0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 3,184.6 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]


  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). 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/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/FALCONER%20HEIGHTS.pdf
  9. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and fourplexes.
  10. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/FALCONER%20HEIGHTS.pdf
  11. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 

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