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Greenfield, Edmonton

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Country  Canada
Quadrant  NW
Sector  Mature area
Elevation  673 m
Province  Alberta
City  Edmonton
Ward  10
Area  153 ha
Population  3,640 (2012)
Greenfield, Edmonton
Restaurants  Roma Pizza & Donair, Saigon Express Restaurant, Aspen Pizza & Donair, Grandma Pizza

Greenfield, also known as Petrolia, is a residential neighbourhood located in southwest Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. While the official name of the neighbourhood is Greenfield, some residents will refer to the area as Petrolia. There is a small shopping centre, Petrolia Shopping Centre, located in the neighbourhood. The neighbourhood was named for Herbert Greenfield, the Premier of Alberta from 1921 to 1925, during the reign of the United Farmers of Alberta political party.

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Map of Greenfield, Edmonton, AB, Canada

The majority of residential construction in the neighbourhood occurred between 1960 and 1980, with roughly three out of four residences (77.0%) being constructed during the 1960s and another one in five residences (20.6%) being constructed during the 1970s. The most common type of residence in the neighbourhood is single-family dwelling, which accounts for approximately nine out of ten (92%) of all residences. The remaining residences are split equally between apartments in low-rise buildings (4%) and duplexes. While all the apartments and half the duplexes are rented, the majority of residences (91%) are owner occupied.

There are three schools in the neighbourhood. The Greenfield Public School is operated by the Edmonton Public School System and St. Stanislaus Catholic Elementary School is operated by the Edmonton Catholic School System. In addition, there is the Academy for Maths and Science now located in the Petrolia Shopping Centre.

In addition to the Petrolia Shopping Centre, residents have good access along 111 Street to Southgate Centre.

111 Street also gives residents access to the new LRT stations at Southgate and Century Park.

Demographics

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Greenfield had a population of 7003364000000000000♠3,640 living in 7003143000000000000♠1,430 dwellings, a -4.3% change from its 2009 population of 7003380500000000000♠3,805. With a land area of 1.53 km2 (0.59 sq mi), it had a population density of 7003237910000000000♠2,379.1 people/km2 in 2012.

The average household income in Greenfield is higher than the average household income in the larger City of Edmonton.

The neighbourhood is bounded on the east by 111 Street, on the west by 119 Street, on the north by 40 Avenue, and on the south by 34 Avenue.

References

Greenfield, Edmonton Wikipedia


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