Ward: Ward 7, 2016 Census: Total Population 63,048
Neighbourhood Demographics and Other Information:
57.31% of Eastwood residents are Canadian citizens compared with the City of Edmonton as whole, which is at 60.65%
Approximately 50% of the Eastwood residents speak only English at home, with French (1.95%) and Cantonese (1.37) as next most frequently spoken. Approximately 47% of Edmonton residents speak English only at home.
24.05% of Eastwood residents have a high school diploma or equivalent and 20% of residents have some form of post secondary education whereas the City of Edmonton reports 20.44% of total population with high school diploma or equivalent and 41.09% with some form of post secondary education.
21.34% of Eastwood residents are employed 30+ hours per week and approximately 34% of residents earn less than $60,000 per year; 9% of residents earn between $60,000 and $100,000 per year, and approximately 3% residents earn over $100,000 per year.
The largest employment sector for Eastwood residents is the construction sector (9.9%) with the next largest sector being accommodation and food services at 8.64%. For the City of Edmonton as a whole, comparative numbers are 10.85% of the population being employed in the health care and social assistance sector (largest sector of employment) with the next largest sector of employment in construction at 9.21%.
The Eastwood neighbourhood population in the 2012 Municipal Census was 4,065. Therefore in 6 years the neighbourhood’s population has remained fairly constant compared to the City of Edmonton’s growth during that same time period of 10%.
The top five 311 requests for the Eastwood neighbourhood are: (1) Untidy Property, (2) Potholes, (3) Abandoned vehicle, (4) Broken Branch Hazardous and (5) Litter Road.
Eastwood Neighbourhood 311 requests can be found at: https://data.edmonton.ca/City-Administration/311-Requests-Top-10-by-Neighbourhood/ahas-jskd
Eastwood Neighbourhood 2016 Municipal Census report: https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/documents/census/Summary%20Report%20of%20All%20Questions_EASTWOOD_2016.pdf
Eastwood Neighbourhood 2016 Municipal Census demographic details in visualizations check out this webpage and choose the neighbourhood: http://ace.edmonton.ca/projects/visualizations/2016-census-neighbourhood-profiles/
Eastwood Neighbourhood Area Structure Plan (it is combined with Alberta Ave): https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/documents/plans_in_effect/Alberta_Ave_Eastwood_ARP_Consolidation.pdf
Avenue Initiative Revitalization:
Keep up to date on the Eastwood Neighbourhood: https://www.edmonton.ca/residential_neighbourhoods/neighbourhoods/eastwood.aspx
Crime mapping: http://crimemapping.edmontonpolice.ca/
Eastwood Community League: https://www.eastwoodcommunity.org/
Fun stuff – Check out the Edmonton Public Library blog for most popular music, video games and books for Ward 7. https://www.epl.ca/blogs/post/edmonton-ward-profiles/#ward7