High Park, Edmonton

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This article is about a neighbourhood in Edmonton. For the park in Toronto, see High Park. For the Canadian federal and Ontario provincial electoral district, see High Park (electoral district).
High Park
Neighbourhood
High Park is located in Edmonton
High Park
High Park
Location of High Park in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°33′18″N 113°34′59″W / 53.555°N 113.583°W / 53.555; -113.583
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 1
Sector[2] Mature area
Area[3][4] Jasper Place
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Linda Sloan
Area[6]
 • Total 0.72 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 1,389
 • Density 1,929.2/km2 (4,997/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Decrease-8%
 • Dwellings 646

High Park is a neighbourhood in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The neighbourhood became a part of Edmonton when the Town of Jasper Place amalgamated with Edmonton in 1964.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by 111 Avenue, on the south by 107 Avenue, on the east by 149 Street, and on the west by 156 Street.

Most of the residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred between the end of World War II and 1970. It was during this period that about 85% of the residences were built. According to the 2001 Federal Census, approximately four out of five residences in the neighbourhood are owner occupied with only one out of five being rented. The residences in the neighbourhood are almost exclusively single-family dwellings, which make up approximately 96% of the residences.[8]

There is a single school in the neighbourhood, High Park Elementary School.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, High Park had a population of 1,389 living in 646 dwellings,[7] a -8% change from its 2009 population of 1,510.[9] With a land area of 0.72 km2 (0.28 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 1,929.2 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

The neighbourhood is surrounded by a mixture of residential and industrial neighbourhoods. Residential neighbourhoods include Britannia Youngstown, Canora, Grovenor, Mayfield, and McQueen. Industrial neighbourhoods include High Park Industrial, Huff Bremner Estate Industrial, and Sheffield Industrial.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100". City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect". City of Edmonton. November 2011. 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. ^ [1] [2] and [3]
  9. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 

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