Delwood, Edmonton

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Delwood
Neighbourhood
Delwood is located in Edmonton
Delwood
Delwood
Location of Delwood in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°35′46″N 113°27′18″W / 53.596°N 113.455°W / 53.596; -113.455
Country Canada
Province Alberta
CityEdmonton
Quadrant[1]NW
Ward[1]7
Sector[2]Mature area
Government
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorTony Caterina
Area
 • Total1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Elevation
671 m (2,201 ft)
Population
(2012)[5]
 • Total3,392
 • Density2,550.4/km2 (6,606/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
Decrease-1.9%
 • Dwellings
1,379

Delwood is a mature residential neighbourhood in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

It is bounded on the north by 137 Avenue, on the south by 132 Avenue, on the east by 66 Street and on the west by 82 Street. Londonderry Mall is located immediately to the north of the neighbourhood in the adjoining neighbourhood of Kildare.

There are two schools in the neighbourhood, Delwood Elementary School, whose language programs include French immersion and English, operated by the Edmonton Public School System and St. Vladimir Catholic Elementary School operated by the Catholic School System. In addition, Queen Elizabeth High School is located a short distance to the west of the neighbourhood along 132 Avenue. M.E. Lazerte High School is located a short distance to the north along 66 Street.

Approximately eight out of every ten residences in the neighbourhood were built during the 1960s, with another one out of ten being built between the end of World War II and 1960.[6] The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood are single-family dwellings (87%). Another 8% are duplexes.[7] Three percent of the residences are apartments in low-rise buildings. Finally, 1% of the residences are row houses.

The community is represented by the Delwood Community League, established in 1965, which maintains a community hall and outdoor rink located at 75 Street and Delwood Road.[8][9]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Delwood had a population of 3,392 living in 1,379 dwellings,[5] a -1.9% change from its 2009 population of 3,456.[10] With a land area of 1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,550.4 people/km2 in 2012.[4][5]

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. ^ "City Councillors". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  6. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/DELWOOD.pdf
  7. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
  8. ^ "Delwood Community League". Delwood 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.

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