University Area

Welcome to the University Area

A Nexus of Academia and Urban Charm


The University Area of Edmonton is a delightful ensemble of communities that combine the vibrancy of academic life with the tranquility of residential living. Here, established neighbourhoods like Belgravia, McKernan, and Garneau stand in close companionship with the bustling University of Alberta. This district is a haven for those who appreciate the beauty of mature tree-lined streets, the convenience of local amenities, and the allure of easeful commuting. It’s an area where the historic charm of old properties meets the sleekness of new developments, creating a rich tapestry of living spaces.

Properties in the University Area hold their value admirably, thanks to high demand from those who relish proximity to the downtown core and public transit. The allure of walkability is strong here, with shops and restaurants sprinkled along the lively 82 Avenue NW. It's a locale that offers a rare blend of the metropolitan and the suburban, making it an attractive hub for professionals, students, and families alike.

What to Love

  • From historic character homes to contemporary constructions, housing options abound.

  • Proximity to the University of Alberta and downtown ensures strong future resale potential.

  • An array of shops, eateries, and parks within walking distance enhances the area’s appeal.

Local Lifestyle

The University Area is synonymous with a dynamic and laid-back lifestyle. Residents enjoy the peace that comes with well-established communities and the excitement of being near a major university. The streets here buzz with unique energy as the academic year brings a rhythm of its own. Yet, there's a timeless quality to the neighbourhoods, where local coffee shops know your order and community leagues foster a strong sense of togetherness. It's where you can enjoy a leisurely stroll through lush parks or engage in the lively debates and cultural exchanges that spill out from the university grounds.

Dining and Entertainment

The culinary scene in the University Area is as eclectic as its populace. Whyte Avenue is a cultural and gastronomic hotspot, offering everything from cozy cafes to gourmet restaurants. Jasper Avenue complements this with its own range of dining experiences, perfect for both quick lunches between lectures and leisurely weekend brunches. The area is not just about food; it's also a hub for boutique shopping, with an assortment of shops that cater to both the trendy student and the discerning professional.

Things to Do

Cultural and recreational activities abound in the University Area. The Northern Jubilee Auditorium stands as a beacon of the arts, hosting performances that range from ballet to Broadway. For outdoor enthusiasts, Kinsmen Park and Hawrelak Park offer vast green spaces for sports, picnics, and festivals. These parks serve as urban oases, providing residents with spaces to unwind, exercise, and connect with nature.

Schools

Belgravia

McKernan

Windsor Park

Strathcona

Garneau

Park Allen

Queen Alexandra

Allendale

Bonnie Doon

King Edward Park

Holyrood

Strathearn

Overview for University Area, Alberta

477 people live in University Area, where the median age is 37 and the average individual income is $81,975. Data provided by Statistics Canada.

477

Total Population

37 years

Median Age

$81,975

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for University Area, Alberta

University Area has 244 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in University Area do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada. 477 people call University Area home. The population density is and the largest age group is Data provided by Statistics Canada.

477

Total Population

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37

Median Age

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-19:

10-19 Years

20-24:

20-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
244

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$81,975

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Around University Area, Alberta

There's plenty to do around University Area, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

18
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
61
Bikeable
Bike Score
57
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including CRAVE' ems, Ch. Cafeteria, and White Rabbit Ice Cream.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.88 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.51 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.79 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.89 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.97 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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