Leger, Edmonton

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Leger
Neighbourhood
Leger is located in Edmonton
Leger
Leger
Location of Leger in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°27′32″N 113°34′34″W / 53.459°N 113.576°W / 53.459; -113.576
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 9
Sector[2] Southwest
Area[3][4] Terwillegar Heights
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Bryan Anderson
Area[6]
 • Total 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Elevation 694 m (2,277 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 2,564
 • Density 2,418.9/km2 (6,265/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase7.7%
 • Dwellings 805

Leger is a newer neighbourhood in the Terwillegar Heights area of south west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

According to the 2005 municipal census, approximately four out of five homes (82%) are single-family dwellings. Another 14% are duplexes[8] and 4% are row houses. Substantially all (97%) of residences are owner-occupied.[9]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by 23 Avenue, on the west by Terwillegar Drive, on the east by Rabbit Hill Road, and on the north by a utility corridor located just north of 29 Avenue.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Leger had a population of 2,564 living in 805 dwellings,[7] a 7.7% change from its 2009 population of 2,380.[10] With a land area of 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,418.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Recreation[edit]

The Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre

The Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre is located in the neighbourhood.[11] The facility has an aquatic centre, a fitness centre and track, a flexi-hall with three full size gymnasiums, an arena with four NHL size ice sheets, a children's wing, and commercial spaces.

Education[edit]

There is a kindergarten to junior high (K-9) school in the neighbourhood, Archbishop Joseph MacNeil School, operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System. Also a Senior High (10-12), Lillian Osborne has been built in the area by the Edmonton Public Schools

A catholic high school is scheduled to be complete early 2011.

Transportation[edit]

The Edmonton Transit System's Leger Transit Centre is located in the neighbourhood next to the Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre.

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. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and quadruplexes.
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/LEGER.pdf
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  11. ^ http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_recreation/sport_recreation/terwillegar-about.aspx

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