Aldergrove, Edmonton

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Aldergrove
Neighbourhood
Aldergrove is located in Edmonton
Aldergrove
Aldergrove
Location of Aldergrove in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°30′58″N 113°38′31″W / 53.516°N 113.642°W / 53.516; -113.642
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 1.49 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Elevation 683 m (2,241 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 5,515
 • Density 3,701.3/km2 (9,586/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase1.8%
 • Dwellings 2,012

Aldergrove is a residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by 87 Avenue, on the east by 178 Street, on the south by Whitemud Drive and on the west by Anthony Henday Drive. The Anthony Henday provides access to destinations to the south of the city including the Edmonton International Airport. Whitemud Drive provides access to destinations on the south side, including: the University of Alberta. Old Strathcona, Southgate Centre and South Edmonton Common.

According to the 2001 federal census, over half (55.3%) of the residences in the neighbourhood were built during the 1970s. Most of the remainder (38.3%) were built during the 1980s. By 1990, residential development of the neighbourhood was substantially complete.[8]

West Edmonton Mall as seen from Aldergrove

The most common type of residence in Aldergrove, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single-family dwelling. These account for almost six out of every ten (57%) of all the residences in the neighbourhood. Another one in four (23%) are rented apartments. The remaining one in five (20%) of residences are row houses. Two out of every three (66%) residences are owner-occupied while one in three are rented.[9]

The population in Aldergrove is comparatively mobile. According to the 2005 municipal census, almost one in five residents (17.7%) had moved within the previous twelve months. Another one on five (20.9%) had moved within the previous one to three years. Only half (50.0%) had lived at the same address for five years or longer.[10]

There is one school in the neighbourhood, Aldergrove Elementary School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

West Edmonton Mall is located just to the north east of the neighbourhood in Summerlea.

The residents of the community are represented by the Aldergrove community league, established in 1977, which maintains a community hall located at 182 Street and 85 Avenue.[11][12]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Aldergrove had a population of 5,515 living in 2,012 dwellings,[7] a 1.8% change from its 2009 population of 5,417.[13] With a land area of 1.49 km2 (0.58 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 3,701.3 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 3, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 4, 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 2, 2015. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). City of Edmonton. November 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 17, 2013. 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/ALDERGROVE.pdf
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/ALDERGROVE.pdf
  10. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05022B/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/ALDERGROVE.pdf
  11. ^ "Aldergrove Community League". Aldergrove Community League. Retrieved October 7, 2017. 
  12. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249. 
  13. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 

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