Greenfield, Edmonton

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Greenfield is located in Edmonton
Location of Greenfield in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°28′19″N 113°31′34″W / 53.472°N 113.526°W / 53.472; -113.526
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Sector[2]Mature area
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorMichael Walters
 • Total1.53 km2 (0.59 sq mi)
673 m (2,208 ft)
 • Total3,640
 • Density2,379.1/km2 (6,162/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

Greenfield, also known as Petrolia, is a residential neighbourhood located in southwest Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. While the official name of the neighbourhood is Greenfield, some residents will refer to the area as Petrolia. There is a small shopping centre, Petrolia Shopping Centre, located in the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood was named for Herbert Greenfield, the Premier of Alberta from 1921 to 1925, during the reign of the United Farmers of Alberta political party.[6]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the east by 111 Street, on the west by 119 Street, on the north by 40 Avenue, and on the south by 34 Avenue.

The majority of residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred between 1960 and 1980, with roughly three out of four residences (77.0%) being constructed during the 1960s and another one in five residences (20.6%) being constructed during the 1970s.[7] The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood is single-family dwelling, which accounts for approximately nine out of ten (92%) of all residences. The remaining residences are split equally between apartments in low-rise buildings (4%) and duplexes.[8] While all the apartments and half the duplexes are rented, the majority of residences (91%) are owner occupied.[9]

There are three schools in the neighbourhood. The Greenfield Public School is operated by the Edmonton Public School System and St. Stanislaus Catholic Elementary School is operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System. In addition, there is the Academy for Maths and Science now located in the Petrolia Shopping Centre.

In addition to the Petrolia Shopping Centre, residents have good access along 111 Street to Southgate Centre.

111 Street also gives residents access to the new LRT stations at Southgate and Century Park.

The community is represented by the Greenfield Community League, established in 1967, which maintains a community hall, outdoor rink and tennis courts located at 114 Street and 38 Avenue.[10][11]


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Greenfield had a population of 3,640 living in 1,430 dwellings,[5] a -4.3% change from its 2009 population of 3,805.[12] With a land area of 1.53 km2 (0.59 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,379.1 people/km2 in 2012.[4][5]

The average household income in Greenfield is higher than the average household income in the larger City of Edmonton.

Income By Household - 2001 Census[13][14]
Income Range ($) Greenfield[15] Edmonton[16]
(% of Households) (% of Households)
Under $10,000 2.1% 6.3%
$10,000-$19,999 3.5% 12.4%
$20,000-$29,999 4.2% 11.9%
$30,000-$39,999 6.0% 11.8%
$40,000-$49,999 8.1% 10.9%
$50,000-$59,999 8.5% 9.5%
$60,000-$69,999 15.5% 8.3%
$70,000-$79,999 12.6% 6.7%
$80,000-$89,999 8.5% 5.4%
$90,000-$99,999 4.6% 4.2%
$100,000 and over 26.4% 12.6%
Average household income $79,490 $57,360

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  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. ^ Neighbourhood description in the map utility on the City of Edmonton web site.
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  8. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
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  10. ^ "Greenfield Community League Contact List". Greenfield Community League. Retrieved October 9, 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. ^ 2000 dollars
  14. ^ 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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