Lauderdale, Edmonton

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Lauderdale is located in Edmonton
Location of Lauderdale in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°35′17″N 113°30′18″W / 53.588°N 113.505°W / 53.588; -113.505
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Sector[2]Mature area
 • Administrative bodyEdmonton City Council
 • CouncillorBev Esslinger
 • Total1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
674 m (2,211 ft)
 • Total2,733
 • Density2,102.3/km2 (5,445/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12)
 • Dwellings

Lauderdale is a residential neighbourhood in north west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is named for "James Lauder who farmed and owned land near the neighbourhood before the turn of the 20th century".[6]

The neighbourhood is bounded on the east by 97 Street, on the west by 113 A Street, on the north by 132 Avenue, and on the south by 127 Avenue. Shopping services at Northgate Centre and North Town Mall are located just to the north along 97 Street. Access to CFB Edmonton to the north is also provided by 97 Street. Travel south along 97 Street provides access to the downtown core and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

The community is represented by the Lauderdale Community League, established in 1957, which maintains a community hall and outdoor rink located at 107 Street and 129 Avenue.[7]


In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Lauderdale had a population of 2,733 living in 1,333 dwellings,[5] a -4.9% change from its 2009 population of 2,875.[8] With a land area of 1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi),[4] it had a population density of 2,102.3 people/km2 in 2012.[5][4]

Residential development[edit]

According to the 2001 federal census, most of the residential development in the neighbourhood occurred after the end of World War II. Two out of every five (42.9%) of all residences were built between 1946 and 1960. Another one in three (32.5%) of all residences were built during the 1960s. One in six (16.5%) of residences were built during the 1970s. Residential development was substantially complete by 1980.[9]

The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood, according to the 2005 municipal census, is the single-family dwelling. These account for three out of every five (57%) of all residences in the neighbourhood. One residence in five (18%) are rented apartments in low-rise buildings with fewer than five stories. One residence in eight (13%) are duplexes[10] and one in eight (12%) are row houses. Three out of every four residences (57%) are owner-occupied while two out of five residences (43%) are rented.[11]

Population mobility[edit]

The population of the neighbourhood is somewhat mobile. According to the 2005 municipal census, one in six residents (16.3%) had moved within the previous twelve months. Another one in five (21.1%) had moved within the previous one to three years. Half of all residents (49.5%) had lived at the same address for at least five years.[12]

Schools and recreation[edit]

There are two schools in the neighbourhood. Lauderdale Elementary School is operated by the Edmonton Public School System. Ecole Pere-Lacombe (Francophone) is operated by the Greater North Central Francophone Education Region No. 2

The Grand Trunk Arena and the Grand Trunk Fitness and Leisure Centre are both located near the north west corner of the neighbourhood.

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

The neighbourhood of Westwood and the Edmonton City Centre Airport is located to the south of the neighbourhood on the south side of the Yellowhead Corridor.

See also[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 c "Neighbourhoods (data plus kml file)". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  5. ^ a b c "Municipal Census Results – Edmonton 2012 Census". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
  6. ^ From the neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton Map Utility.
  7. ^ Kuban, Ron (2005). Edmonton's Urban Villages: The Community League Movement. University of Alberta Press. ISBN 9781459303249.
  8. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013.
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  10. ^ Duplexes included triplexes and quadruplexes.
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