Weston, Winnipeg

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Weston is a neighbourhood in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada located south of the Canadian Pacific Railway Weston Yards, west of McPhillips Street, north of Notre Dame Avenue, and east of Keewatin Street. It is a working class residential and industrial district with some retail establishments along Logan Avenue and on Keewatin Street

Historically the neighbourhood was nicknamed "CPR Town" due to the large number of railway workers who resided there. As the number of jobs at the Weston Shops declined, correspondingly, so did the neighbourhood. About 80% of the housing stock was constructed before 1960.

Demographics[edit]

The 2006 Census reported that there were 5,810 people living in the neighborhood, a slight 0.4% increase from 2001.[1] Weston is 1.4 km2, therefore the population density is 4,048.0 people per km2. The median household income in Weston is $31,766, much lower than the city median at $49,790.

The racial make up of the neighbourhood in 2006 was:

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2006 Census Data - Weston. Retrieved December 6th, 2013

Coordinates: 49°54′58″N 97°11′24″W / 49.91611°N 97.19000°W / 49.91611; -97.19000