Tawa, Edmonton

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Tawa
Neighbourhood
Tawa is located in Edmonton
Tawa
Tawa
Location of Tawa in Edmonton
Coordinates: 53°27′40″N 113°25′37″W / 53.461°N 113.427°W / 53.461; -113.427
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City Edmonton
Quadrant[1] NW
Ward[1] 11
Sector[2] Southeast
Area[3][4]
Community
Mill Woods
Mill Woods Town Centre
Government[5]
 • Administrative body Edmonton City Council
 • Councillor Mike Nickel
Area[6]
 • Total 0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation 695 m (2,280 ft)
Population (2012)[7]
 • Total 1,972
 • Density 2,987.9/km2 (7,739/sq mi)
 • Change (2009–12) Increase0.6%
 • Dwellings 995

Tawa is a residential neighbourhood in the Mill Woods area of south Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It is a newer neighbourhood, with most of the development occurring in the early 1990s. The Grey Nuns Community Hospital is located in the neighbourhood as is the Edmonton Police Service's South East Division Station.

Tawa is bounded on the north by 34 Avenue, on the south by 28 Avenue, on the west by 66 Street, and on the east by 50 Street.

Youville Drive is a main thoroughfare in Tawa

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Tawa had a population of 1,972 living in 995 dwellings,[7] a 0.6% change from its 2009 population of 1,961.[8] With a land area of 0.66 km2 (0.25 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,987.9 people/km2 in 2012.[6][7]

Residential development[edit]

One out of three (34%) of residences in Tawa are apartments, with the total number of apartments being split equally between walk up structures with fewer than five stories and high rise structures with five or more stories. Another one in three residences (34%) are duplexes.[9] One in five residences (22%) are row houses. A significant number of residences (12%) are part of collective residences. There is a handful of single-family dwellings. Approximately three out of every four residences are owner-occupied, with the remainder being rented.[10]

The average household in Tawa has 2.3 people, with two out of three households having either one or two persons.[11]

Household income[edit]

Incomes in the neighbourhood are slightly below the city average.

Income By Household - 2001 Census[12][13]
Income Range ($) Tawa[14] Edmonton[15]
(% of Households) (% of Households)
Under $10,000 4.7% 6.3%
$10,000-$19,999 14.2% 12.4%
$20,000-$29,999 11.0% 11.9%
$30,000-$39,999 14.2% 11.8%
$40,000-$49,999 17.3% 10.9%
$50,000-$59,999 5.5% 9.5%
$60,000-$69,999 10.2% 8.3%
$70,000-$79,999 9.5% 6.7%
$80,000-$89,999 2.4% 5.4%
$90,000-$99,999 4.7% 4.2%
$100,000 and over 6.3% 12.6%
Average household income $48,920 $57,360

Surrounding neighbourhoods[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "City of Edmonton Wards & Standard Neighbourhoods" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Developing and Planned Neighbourhoods, 2011" (PDF). City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Way We Grow: Municipal Development Plan Bylaw 15100" (PDF). City of Edmonton. 2010-05-26. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "City of Edmonton Plans in Effect" (PDF). City of Edmonton. November 2011. 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. ^ "2009 Municipal Census Results". City of Edmonton. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ Includes triplexes and quadruplexes.
  10. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/C05002/MUNICIPAL%202005/Neighbourhood/TAWA.pdf
  11. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD20/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/TAWA.pdf
  12. ^ 2000 dollars
  13. ^ Income is for all persons in the household. So, if there are two persons in the household and each person earns $15,000, the household income is $30,000
  14. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD26/FEDERAL%202001/Neighbourhood/TAWA.pdf
  15. ^ http://censusdocs.edmonton.ca/DD26/FEDERAL%202001/CITY/EDMONTON.pdf

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