Glastonbury, Edmonton

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Glastonbury
Neighbourhood
Glastonbury is located in Edmonton
Glastonbury
Glastonbury
Location of Glastonbury in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°30′18″N 113°40′12″W / 53.505°N 113.670°W / 53.505; -113.670
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 5
Sector[2] West
Area[3][4] The Grange
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Karen Leibovici
Area[6]
 • Total 1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
Elevation 696 m (2,283 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 5,984
 • Density 3,361.8/km2 (8,707/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase6%
 • Dwellings 2,474

Glastonbury is a newer residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

According to the 2001 federal census, all residences in Glastonbury were constructed after 1995.[8]

The most common type of residence, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single-family dwelling. These account for approximately seven out of every ten (72%) of all residences. Another two in ten (18%) are duplexes.[9] The remaining 9% of residences are split almost equally between row houses and apartment style condominiums in high-rise buildings with more than five stories. Almost all (98%) of residences are owner-occupied, with only two percent being rented.[10]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Whitemud Drive, on the east by Anthony Henday Drive, and on the south by 62 Avenue. Whitemud Drive provides access to destinations on the south side, including: Whyte Avenue, the University of Alberta. and Southgate Centre. The Anthony Henday provides access to destinations to the south of the city including the Edmonton International Airport.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Glastonbury had a population of 5,984 living in 2,474 dwellings,[7] a 6% change from its 2009 population of 5,646.[11] With a land area of 1.78 km2 (0.69 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 3,361.8 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. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/GLASTONBURY.pdf
  9. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and fourplexes.
  10. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/GLASTONBURY.pdf
  11. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 

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