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Cromdale, Edmonton

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Country  Canada
Quadrant  NW
Sector  Mature area
Elevation  665 m
Province  Alberta
City  Edmonton
Ward  7
Area  117 ha
Population  1,927 (2012)
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Restaurants  Stadium Donair & Pizza, Safron's Caribbean Delight, Panago Pizza, Panago Stadium Station, Subway

Cromdale is an older inner city residential neighbourhood in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada overlooking the North Saskatchewan River valley. According to the neighbourhood description in the City of Edmonton map utility, there was extensive redevelopment in the neighbourhood during the 1960s when several apartment buildings were constructed.

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Map of Cromdale, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Demographics

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Cromdale had a population of 7003192700000000000♠1,927 living in 7003133400000000000♠1,334 dwellings, a -7.3% change from its 2009 population of 7003207900000000000♠2,079. With a land area of 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi), it had a population density of 7003164700000000000♠1,647 people/km2 in 2012.

According to the 2001 federal census, approximately one out of ten (10%) residences in the neighbourhood were constructed before the end of World War II. Two out of three residences (66.6%) were constructed during the 1960s and 1970s when several apartment buildings were constructed in the neighbourhood. A number of residences were constructed between 1946 and 1960 (8.7%) and after 1980 (14.6%).

According to the 2005 municipal census, the majority of residents live in rented apartments and apartment style condominiums. single-family dwellings are a minority, constituting only 14% of all residences. almost seven out of ten (69%) are rented with the remaining three out of ten (31%) being owner occupied.

The neighbourhood population is highly mobile, with only one resident in three (31.5%) being resident at the same address for five years or longer according to the 2005 municipal census. Another one in three (29.2%) had moved within the preceding 12 months. One quarter of residents (25.5%) had moved within the previous one to three years.

Cromdale Public School closed in 1980 however, the area is now serviced by Virginia Park Elementary School, operated by the Edmonton Public School System.

The Edmonton Commonwealth Stadium is located just to the west in the adjacent neighbourhood of McCauley.

Cromdale is served by Stadium LRT Station.

The neighbourhood has highly irregular boundaries. It is bounded on the south by the North Saskatchewan River Valley, the west boundary is 84 Street, and the north west boundary is the Canadian National Railway right of way. The Kinnaird Ravine divides the neighbourhood almost in half.

References

Cromdale, Edmonton Wikipedia


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