Fulton Place, Edmonton

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Fulton Place
Neighbourhood
Fulton Place is located in Edmonton
Fulton Place
Fulton Place
Location of Fulton Place in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°32′49″N 113°25′30″W / 53.547°N 113.425°W / 53.547; -113.425
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 8
Sector[2] Mature area
Government[3]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Ben Henderson
Area[4]
 • Total 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi)
Elevation 662 m (2,172 ft)
Population (2012)[5]
 • Total 2,244
 • Density 2,289.8/km2 (5,931/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Decrease-0.1%
 • Dwellings 985

Fulton Place is a residential neighbourhood in south east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is named for the creek which runs along the neighbourhood's west boundary. The area is also sometimes known as Hardisty.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by 106 Avenue, on the south by 101 Avenue, on the east by 50 Street, and on the west and south west by Fulton Creek Ravine. At the north west corner of the neighbourhood is an interchange between 106 Avenue and Wayne Gretzky Drive. Travel north along Wayne Gretzky Drive gives residents good access to Edmonton Northlands, Rexall Place and other destinations north of the North Saskatchewan River. Travel along 98 Avenue, located just to the south of the neighbourhood, provides access to the downtown core.

Residential side street in Fulton Place.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Fulton Place had a population of 2,244 living in 985 dwellings,[5] a -0.1% change from its 2009 population of 2,247.[6] With a land area of 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi),[4] it had a population density of 2,289.8 people/km2 in 2012.[4][5]

Residential development[edit]

While a small percentage (3.4%) of the residences in Fulton Place were built before the end of World War II, according to the 2001 federal census four out of five (79.1%) of all residences were built between 1946 and 1960. Another one in ten (9.6%) residences were built during the 1960s. A small proportion of residences were built after 1970.[7]

The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single-family dwelling. These account for almost nine out of every ten (86%) residences in the neighbourhood. Another one residence in twenty (6%) are rented apartments in low-rise buildings with fewer than five stories. There are a small number (1%) of duplexes.[8] The remaining one residence in twenty (7%) are classified as other kinds of residence. Almost nine out of every ten (85%) of all residences are owner-occupied while the remaining residences are rented.[9]

Schools and recreation facilities[edit]

Hardisty School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System, is located in Fulton Place with over 600 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 9.[citation needed] Fulton Place School, formerly an elementary school, was closed in 2010 and the building is now used by several non-profit and community based organizations.[10]

Hardisty Fitness and Leisure Centre and the Michael Cameron Arena are both located in the neighbourhood.[citation needed]

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. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  6. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/FULTON%20PLACE.pdf
  8. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and fourplexes.
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/FULTON%20PLACE.pdf
  10. ^ http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/students-at-fulton-place-school-bid-farewell-1.527487
  11. ^ Forest Heights is to the west of Wayne Gretzky Drive. Terrace Heights is between Wayne Gretzky Drive and Fulton Creek Ravine.

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