Lymburn, Edmonton

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Lymburn
Neighbourhood
Lymburn is located in Edmonton
Lymburn
Lymburn
Location of Lymburn in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°30′25″N 113°38′38″W / 53.507°N 113.644°W / 53.507; -113.644
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 5
Sector[2] West
Area[3][4] West Jasper Place
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Karen Leibovici
Area[6]
 • Total 1.56 km2 (0.60 sq mi)
Elevation 685 m (2,247 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 5,929
 • Density 3,800.6/km2 (9,844/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Decrease-2%
 • Dwellings 2,199

Lymburn is a residential neighbourhood located in west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is named for attorney general John F. Lymburn.[8]

According to the 2001 federal census, residential development in the neighbourhood began during the 1970s when one in three (33.6%) of the residences in the neighbourhood were constructed. Just under half (43.7%) of the residences were constructed during the following decade. One in five (18.4%) of residences were constructed during the 1990s. The neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton map utility indicated that, by 2007, residential development of the neighbourhood was not yet complete.[9]

The most common type of residence in Lymburn, according to the 2005 municipal census, was the single-family dwelling. These accounted for seven out of every ten (70%) of all residences in the neighbourhood. Duplexes[10] were the next most common type of residence, accounting for 16% of all residences. Row houses accounted for 8% of all residences, while apartment style condominiums in low-rise buildings accounted for 7% of all residences. Seventeen out of every twenty (84%) of all residences were owner occupied while only 16% were rented.

There are two schools in the neighbourhood. Lymburn Elementary School is operated by the Edmonton Public School System while St. Martha Catholic Elementary School is operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Whitemud Drive, on the west by Anthony Henday Drive, on the south by 69 Avenue, and on the east by 178 Street. Whitemud Drive provides access to destinations on the south side including the University of Alberta, Whyte Avenue and Southgate Centre. The Anthony Henday provides access to destinations to the south of the city including the Edmonton International Airport.

West Edmonton Mall is located a short distance to the north of the neighbourhood along 178 Street. Whitemud Drive provides good access to destinations on the south side, including: the University of Alberta, Fort Edmonton Park, and Whyte Avenue.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Lymburn had a population of 5,929 living in 2,199 dwellings,[7] a -2% change from its 2009 population of 6,050.[11] With a land area of 1.56 km2 (0.60 sq mi),[6] it had a population density of 3,800.6 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

References[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 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. ^ City of Edmonton map utility
  9. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD23/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/LYMBURN.pdf
  10. ^ Duplexes include triplexes and fourplexes.
  11. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 

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