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Killarney, Edmonton

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Country  Canada
Quadrant  NW
Sector  Mature area
Elevation  674 m
Province  Alberta
City  Edmonton
Ward  7
Area  133 ha
Population  4,014 (2012)
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Killarney is a residential neighbourhood located in north east Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. While the area became part of Edmonton in 1913, residential development didn't occur until the 1950s and 1960s.

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Map of Killarney, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Killarney is bounded on the north by 132 Avenue, on the east by 82 Street, on the south by 127 Avenue, and on the west by 97 Street. Travel north along 97 Street provides access to shopping and services at Northgate Centre and North Town Mall. Travel south along 97 Street provides access to the downtown core.

Demographics

In the City of Edmonton's 2012 municipal census, Killarney had a population of 7003401400000000000♠4,014 living in 7003189500000000000♠1,895 dwellings, a 2.2% change from its 2009 population of 7003392900000000000♠3,929. With a land area of 1.33 km2 (0.51 sq mi), it had a population density of 7003301800000000000♠3,018 people/km2 in 2012.

Residential development

According to the 2001 federal census, substantially all residential development in the neighbourhood occurred in the first 25 years following World War II. Approximately one residence in three (36.2%) was built between 1946 and 1960. Half of all residences (50.6%) of all residences were built during the 1960s and one residence in ten (9.8%) were built during the 1970s.

The neighbourhood contains a mixture of residence types, with the most common type according to the 2005 municipal census being the single-family dwelling. Single-family dwellings account for one out of every three residences. Duplexes and rented apartments each account for roughly one out of every four residences. Almost all remaining residences are row houses. Approximately three out of every five (60%) residences are rented while only two out of every five (40%) residences are owner-occupied.

Population mobility

The population of Killarney is comparatively mobile. According to the 2005 municipal census, approximately one resident in five (21.0%) had moved within the previous twelve months. One out of every four (23.4%) residents had moved within the previous one to three years. Only two out of every five residents (41.5%) had lived at the same address for five or more years.

Schools

There are four schools in the neighbourhood.

The Edmonton Public School System operates Killarney Junior High School and Queen Elizabeth High School.

The Edmonton Catholic School System operates St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School. The Catholic system's Archbishop Oleary High School is located to the north of Killarney in the adjoining neighbourhood of Glengarry.

The Mee-Yah-Noh Elementary School is also located in the neighbourhood. Mee-Yah-Noh is a Cree word for "a good place to be".

Surrounding neighbourhoods

To the south of the Yellowhead Corridor is the residential neighbourhood of Delton.

References

Killarney, Edmonton Wikipedia


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