Kameyosek, Edmonton

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Kameyosek is located in Edmonton
Location of Kameyosek in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°27′25″N 113°27′22″W / 53.457°N 113.456°W / 53.457; -113.456
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Mill Woods
 • MayorDon Iveson
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorMike Nickel
 • Total0.72 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
686 m (2,251 ft)
 • Total2,907
 • Density4,037.5/km2 (10,457/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

Kameyosek is a residential neighbourhood located in the Mill Woods area of south Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is a part of the Mill Woods community of Lakewood. The name means "the beautiful" in the Cree language."[8]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the east by 66 Street, the north by 34 Avenue, the west by Mill Woods Road, and the south by 28 Avenue.


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Kameyosek had a population of 2,907 living in 1,171 dwellings,[7] a 7.2% change from its 2009 population of 2,712.[9] With a land area of 0.72 km2 (0.28 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,037.5 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

The majority of residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred during the 1970s when approximately two out of every three (67.8%) residences were constructed. Most of the remaining residences (24.3%) were constructed during the 1980s.[10]

According to the 2005 municipal census, the neighbourhood has a mixture of housing types. Row houses account for one out of every two (50%) of residences. single-family dwellings account for a further one in three (32%) of residences. Rented apartments in both low rise and high-rise buildings[11] account for 16% while duplexes[12] account for 1% of residences. Just over half of residences (53%) are owner-occupied with the remainder are rented.[13]


The average household size is 3.1 persons, according to the 2001 federal census, with a variety of household sizes. Two in five households (39.7%) consist of one or two people. One in three households (31.8%) have four or five persons, and one in five households (21.6%) have three persons.[14]

The population in Kameyosek is relatively mobile. Almost one in seven (15.6%) of residents had moved within the previous year according to the 2005 municipal census. Another one in four (26.3%) had moved within the previous one to three years. Only two in five (41.6%) residents had lived at the same address for five or more years.[15]

Shopping and services[edit]

The MacEwan University Mill Woods Campus.

The Edmonton Public School System operates one school, Kameyosek Community School, in the neighbourhood.

The MacEwan University Mill Woods Campus is located at the south west corner of the neighbourhood.

Residents have good access to shopping with the Mill Woods Town Centre shopping centre located to the south east in the neighbourhood of Millwoods Town Centre.

The Grey Nuns Community Hospital is located immediately to the east in the neighbourhood Tawa, as is the Edmonton Police Service's South East Division Station.

Immediately to the south, in Mill Woods Park, is the Mill Woods Recreation Centre.

Surrounding neighbourhoods[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 16, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "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. ^ From the neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton map utility.
  9. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  10. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/KAMEYOSEK.pdf
  11. ^ High-rise buildings have five or more stories while low-rise buildings have fewer than five stories.
  12. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
  13. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/KAMEYOSEK.pdf
  14. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD20/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/KAMEYOSEK.pdf
  15. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05022B/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/KAMEYOSEK.pdf

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