Malmo Plains, Edmonton
|• Administrative body||Edmonton City Council|
|• Councillor||Michael Walters|
|• Total||0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)|
|Elevation||671 m (2,201 ft)|
|• Change (2016–19)||7.3%|
Malmo Plains is a residential neighbourhood in south west Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The University of Alberta family residences, called Michener Park, comprise the west end of the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood is named for a type of soil, malmo silty clay loam, common in the area.
The community is represented by the Malmo Plains Community League, established in 1965, which maintains a community hall, outdoor rink and beach volleyball courts located at 115 Street and 48 Avenue.
In 2021 with a planned completion year of 2022, Malmo Plains will receive neighbourhood renewal from the City of Edmonton (includes road paving, sidewalk and curb replacement, and streetlight replacement). Residents will vote whether or not to install decorative streetlights as opposed to replacing standard grey streetlights.
In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Malmo Plains had a population of 3,305 living in 1,305 dwellings, a 1.7% change from its 2009 population of 3,251. With a land area of 0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,516 people/km2 in 2012.
Most of the residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred during the 1960s, when almost three out of every four residences (72.7%) were constructed. The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood is the single-family dwelling, which account for one out of every two residences (51%). The remaining residences are split almost equally between apartments (26%) and row houses (23%). Most of the single-family dwellings are owner-occupied, while most of the apartments are rented. Michener Park accounts for a significant proportion of the apartments, and are only available as residences to families where one or more of the adults in the family are students at the University of Alberta.
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