Callingwood North, Edmonton

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Callingwood North
Neighbourhood
Callingwood North is located in Edmonton
Callingwood North
Callingwood North
Location of Callingwood North in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°30′32″N 113°37′19″W / 53.509°N 113.622°W / 53.509; -113.622
Country Canada
Province Alberta
CityEdmonton
Quadrant[1]NW
Ward[1]5
Sector[2]West
Area[3][4]West Jasper Place
Government
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorKaren Leibovici
Area
 • Total0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi)
Elevation
678 m (2,224 ft)
Population
(2012)[7]
 • Total2,375
 • Density2,609.9/km2 (6,760/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
Increase1.7%
 • Dwellings
1,176

Callingwood North, originally known as Callingwood Campus,[8] is a neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is bounded by the Lymburn neighbourhood across 178 Street to the west, the Thorncliff neighbourhood across Whitemud Drive to the north, the Westridge neighbourhood across 170 Street to the east, and the Callingwood South neighbourhood across 69 Avenue to the south.[9]

The community is represented by the Callingwood-Lymburn Community League, established in 1979, which maintains a community hall and outdoor rink located at 187 Street and 72 Avenue.[10][11]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Callingwood North had a population of 2,375 living in 1,176 dwellings,[7] a 1.7% change from its 2009 population of 2,335.[12] With a land area of 0.91 km2 (0.35 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 2,609.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Education[edit]

The two schools in Callingwood North are Callingwood Elementary School, operated by Edmonton Public Schools, and Archbishop Oscar Romero High School, operated by Edmonton Catholic Schools.

Amenities[edit]

Callingwood Park is located within the neighbourhood and features the Callingwood Arena and the Jamie Platz Family YMCA.

Housing[edit]

The majority of housing units in Callingwood North are multi-family dwellings. In 2005, 437 or 46% of the dwelling units in Callingwood North were low-rise apartments (fewer than five storeys), 345 or 36% were row houses, 109 or 11% were single-family dwellings, and 68 or 7% were duplexes.[13] Of the 959 total dwelling units, 529 or 55% were occupied by renters in 2005.[13]

Population mobility[edit]

In the same year, approximately one in four residents (26.0%) in Callingwood North had moved within the previous twelve months. One in ten (10.0%) had moved within the previous one to three years. A total 756 residents (36.9%) indicated that they had lived at the same address for at least five years.[14]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

See also[edit]

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. ^ "West Jasper Place Outline Plan (Office Consolidation)" (PDF). City of Edmonton. June 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-12. Retrieved 2012-05-27.
  9. ^ "Welcome to Edmonton Maps". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2012-05-01.
  10. ^ "Callingwood-Lymburn Community League". Callingwood-Lymburn Community League. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  11. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  12. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  13. ^ a b "Housing: Callingwood North" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2012-05-01.
  14. ^ "Dwelling: Callingwood North" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2012-05-01.