Callingwood South, Edmonton

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Callingwood South
Neighbourhood
Callingwood South is located in Edmonton
Callingwood South
Callingwood South
Location of Callingwood South in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°30′00″N 113°37′23″W / 53.500°N 113.623°W / 53.500; -113.623
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 5
Sector[2] West
Area[3][4] West Jasper Place
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Karen Leibovici
Area[6]
 • Total 0.77 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Elevation 678 m (2,224 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 5,588
 • Density 7,257.1/km2 (18,796/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase3.1%
 • Dwellings 3,047

Callingwood South, originally known as Callingwood Town Centre,[8] is a neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is bounded by the Ormsby Place neighbourhood across 178 Street to the west, the Callingwood North neighbourhood across 69 Avenue to the north, the Oleskiw neighbourhood across 170 Street to the east, and the Gariepy neighbourhood across Callingwood Road to the south.[9]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Callingwood South had a population of 5,588 living in 3,047 dwellings,[7] a 3.1% change from its 2009 population of 5,418.[10] With a land area of 0.77 km2 (0.30 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 7,257.1 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Education[edit]

Three schools are located in Callingwood South. The Our Lady of the Prairies Catholic Elementary School is operated by Edmonton Catholic Schools, while the Talmud Torah Elementary Junior High School is a Jewish school operated by the Talmud Torah Society in partnership with Edmonton Public Schools. Talmud Torah provides "an integrated program of Judaic and Secular studies in a Hebrew Bilingual setting focused on excellence in learning and achievement."[11][12] The third school is the Sylvan Learning Centre West.[citation needed]

A low-rise apartment building in Callingwood South

Housing[edit]

The majority of housing units in Callingwood South are multi-family dwellings. In 2005, 1,207 or 55% of the dwelling units in Callingwood South were low-rise apartments (fewer than five storeys), 484 or 22% were high-rise apartments (five or more storeys), 384 or 17% were row houses, and 114 or 5% were duplexes. There were also 9 single-family dwellings and 1 manufactured home.[13] Of the 2,199 total dwelling units, 1,610 or 73% were occupied by renters in 2005.[13]

Population mobility[edit]

In 2005, 27.4% of the residents in Callingwood South had moved within the previous twelve months. Another 11.0% of residents had moved within the previous one to three years. Approximately one in five residents (20.8%) had lived at the same address for at least five years.[14]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[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. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  9. ^ "Welcome to Edmonton Maps". City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  10. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  11. ^ History
  12. ^ Principal's Report
  13. ^ a b "Housing: Callingwood South" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2012-05-01. 
  14. ^ "Dwelling: Callingwood South" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved 2012-05-01.