Britannia Youngstown, Edmonton

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Britannia Youngstown
Britannia Youngstown is located in Edmonton
Britannia Youngstown
Britannia Youngstown
Location of Britannia Youngstown in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°32′46″N 113°36′18″W / 53.546°N 113.605°W / 53.546; -113.605
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Sector[2]Mature area
Area[3][4]Jasper Place
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorAndrew Knack
 • Total1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
677 m (2,221 ft)
 • Total4,759
 • Density2,901.8/km2 (7,516/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

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 neighbourhood is bounded on the west by Mayfield Road, on the north by 107 Avenue, on the east by 156 Street, and on the south by Stony Plain Road.

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.[8][9]

Britannia Youngstown is bounded on the west by Mayfield Road


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Britannia Youngstown had a population of 4,759 living in 2,398 dwellings,[7] a 5.8% change from its 2009 population of 4,497.[10] With a land area of 1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,901.8 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

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[11] (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[12][13]
Income Range ($) Britannia Youngstown[14] Edmonton[15]
(% of Households) (% of Households)
Under $10,000 11.5%% 6.3%
$10,000-$19,999 19.2% 12.4%
$20,000-$29,999 17.3% 11.9%
$30,000-$39,999 13.9% 11.8%
$40,000-$49,999 9.0% 10.9%
$50,000-$59,999 10.4% 9.5%
$60,000-$69,999 5.1% 8.3%
$70,000-$79,999 5.3% 6.7%
$80,000-$89,999 3.5% 5.4%
$90,000-$99,999 1.8% 4.2%%
$100,000 and over 3.0% 12.6%%
Average household income $37,853 $57,360

Schools and training facilities[edit]

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[edit]

The Mayfield Common shopping centre and the Westlawn Cemetery occupy the south edge (Stony Plain Road) of the neighbourhood.

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

The neighbourhood is surrounded by a mixture of residential neighbourhoods and light industrial subdivisions.

Residential neighbourhoods are Mayfield to the north, High Park to the north east, Canora to the east, West Jasper Place to the south east, and Glenwood to the south.

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.

See also[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 22, 2013.
  7. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  8. ^ "Britannia Youngstown Community League". Britannia Youngstown Community League. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  9. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  11. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
  12. ^ 2000 dollars
  13. ^ 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
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