Jackson Heights, Edmonton
|• Mayor||Don Iveson|
|• Administrative body||Edmonton City Council|
|• Councillor||Mike Nickel|
|• Total||1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi)|
|Elevation||696 m (2,283 ft)|
|• Density||3,094.5/km2 (8,015/sq mi)|
|• Change (2009–12)||-4.8%|
Jackson Heights is a residential neighbourhood in the Mill Woods area of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is located in the Burnewood area of Mill Woods. The neighbourhood was named in 1976 after Annie May Jackson. Jackson "became the first female police officer in Canada when she was appointed to the Edmonton Police Department in 1912."
The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood is the single-family dwelling, accounting for 88% of all residences. Another 10% of the residences are row houses. There are also a few residences that are other types of dwelling. Virtually all (97%) of residences are owner occupied.
There is a single school in the neighbourhood, Jackson Heights Elementary School, operated by the Edmonton Public School Board.
The Annie May Jackson Park is located in the neighbourhood.
The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Whitemud Drive and on the west by 50 Street. The very southern tip runs for about a block along 40 Avenue. The south east boundary is marked by a utility corridor that runs from 40 Avenue just east of 50 Street to the intersection of 34 Street and Whitemud Drive.
The Edmonton Transit System has several bus stops in the area for the 68, 760, 775, 778, 784, 785, 917, and 918 bus routes.
In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Jackson Heights had a population of 3,930 living in 1,270 dwellings, a -4.8% change from its 2009 population of 4,130. With a land area of 1.27 km2 (0.49 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,094.5 people/km2 in 2012.
Jackson Heights is surrounded by a number of residential neighbourhoods and light industrial subdivisions.
Industrial subdivisions are Roper Industrial to the north west, Pylypow Industrial to the north, and South East Industrial to the north east.
Mill Woods Golf Course is located to the immediate west.
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