Britannia Youngstown, Edmonton
|• Administrative body||Edmonton City Council|
|• Councillor||Linda Sloan|
|• Total||1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||677 m (2,221 ft)|
|• Density||2,901.8/km2 (7,516/sq mi)|
|• Change (2009–12)||5.8%|
Britannia Youngstown is a residential neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Originally part of the Town of Jasper Place, it became part of Edmonton when Jasper Place amalgamated with Edmonton in 1964.
The community is represented by the Britannia Youngstown Community League, established in 1959, which maintains a community hall, basketball courts, outdoor rink and a tennis court located at 159 Street and 105 Avenue.
In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Britannia Youngstown had a population of 4,759 living in 2,398 dwellings, a 5.8% change from its 2009 population of 4,497. With a land area of 1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,901.8 people/km2 in 2012.
A high proportion, approximately six out of ten, residences are rented with only four out of ten being owner occupied. Almost half (48%)of residences in the neighbourhood are apartments in low-rise buildings of five or fewer stories. Another 40% are single-family dwellings, with almost all of the remainder being row houses (6%) and duplexes (5%).
The average household size is 2.1 persons, with approximately seven out of ten households having one or two people.
Average household income is lower than the Edmonton overall.
|Income By Household - 2001 Census|
|Income Range ($)||Britannia Youngstown||Edmonton|
|(% of Households)||(% of Households)|
|$100,000 and over||3.0%||12.6%%|
|Average household income||$37,853||$57,360|
Schools and training facilities
There are three schools in the neighbourhood. Youngstown Elementary School and Britannia Junior High School are operated by the Edmonton Public School system, while Elves School is a special needs school run by the Elves Special Needs Society. Elves School operates out of a building that is the former St. Luke's High School of the Edmonton Catholic School System.
The Edmonton Fire Department also operates a training facility in a former public high school in the neighbourhood's east end.
Shopping and services
The Mayfield Common shopping centre and the Westlawn Cemetery occupy the south edge (Stony Plain Road) of the neighbourhood.
The neighbourhood is surrounded by a mixture of residential neighbourhoods and light industrial subdivisions.
Industrial subdivisions are Youngstown Industrial to the west and north west, Stone Industrial to the west, and the commercial district of Place LaRue to the south west.
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- Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
- 2000 dollars
- 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