Terra Losa, Edmonton

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Terra Losa
Neighbourhood
Terra Losa is located in Edmonton
Terra Losa
Terra Losa
Location of Terra Losa in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°32′06″N 113°37′19″W / 53.535°N 113.622°W / 53.535; -113.622
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 1
Sector[2] West
Area[3][4] West Jasper Place
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Linda Sloan
Area[6]
 • Total 0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Elevation 677 m (2,221 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 2,188
 • Density 2,878.9/km2 (7,456/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase1.9%
 • Dwellings 1,458

Terra Losa is a mixed residential and commercial neighbourhood located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

It is bounded on the east by 170 Street, on the south by 95 Avenue, on the west by 178 Street, and on the north by 100 Avenue (west of 176 Street) and 99A Avenue (east of 176 Street).

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Terra Losa had a population of 2,188 living in 1,458 dwellings,[7] a 1.9% change from its 2009 population of 2,147.[8] With a land area of 0.76 km2 (0.29 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,878.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

Residences overlooking an artificial lake in Terra Losa

Terra Losa is a newer neighbourhood with most residences being built between 1991 and 2001.[9]

Almost three out of four residences (72%) are apartment style dwellings. Approximately two out of three apartment dwellings are owner-occupied condominiums in low-rise buildings with fewer than five stories. The remaining apartments are rented, with some rental units in low-rise buildings and some in taller buildings with five or more stories. The remaining residences are row houses (19%) and duplexes[10] Single-family dwellings are noticeably absent.[11]

When all residences in the neibhborhood are considered, 93.5% of all resiences in the neighbourhood are owner-occupied.[12]

Household income[edit]

Average household incomes in Terra Losa are comparable to, if slightly below, those in Edmonton.

Income By Household - 2001 Census[13][14]
Income Range ($) Terra Losa[15] Edmonton[16]
(% of Households) (% of Households)
Under $10,000 3.8% 6.3%
$10,000-$19,999 9.7% 12.4%
$20,000-$29,999 16.2% 11.9%
$30,000-$39,999 15.7% 11.8%
$40,000-$49,999 11.9% 10.9%
$50,000-$59,999 9.7% 9.5%
$60,000-$69,999 5.9% 8.3%
$70,000-$79,999 5.4% 6.7%
$80,000-$89,999 6.5% 5.4%
$90,000-$99,999 5.4% 4.2%%
$100,000 and over 9.3% 12.6%%
Average household income $54,373 $57,360

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. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/TERRA%20LOSA.pdf
  10. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
  11. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/TERRA%20LOSA.pdf
  12. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD22/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/TERRA%20LOSA.pdf
  13. ^ 2000 dollars
  14. ^ Income is for all persons in the household. So, if there are two persons in the household and each person earns $15,000, the household income is $30,000
  15. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD26/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/TERRA%20LOSA.pdf
  16. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD26/FEDERAL%202001/CITY/EDMONTON.pdf

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