West Kelowna, Kelowna, British Columbia
Walker Real Estate Team is proud to offer a selection of top quality homes and properties in the fast-growing West Kelowna community. Located about ten minutes west of the city of Kelowna across the iconic William R. Bennett bridge, the area was created in 2007 as an amalgamation of the communities of Westbank, Glenrosa, Casa Loma, Shannon Lake, Rose Valley and Lakeview Heights. Nearly 30,000 residents call West Kelowna home, with that number expected to jump significantly as the Kelowna region grows throughout the coming decades. Whether you’re planning on making a move to the Central Okanagan or you’re looking for investment properties, West Kelowna should be high on your list.
West Kelowna Demographics, Local Schools and Transportation
The District of West Kelowna is a popular part of the Central Okanagan, representing close to 15 percent of the total population. About 25 percent of the population are children and teenagers, 60 percent of the population is aged 20 through 65 and about 15 percent are seniors and the elderly. West Kelowna is an excellent choice for young families, as there are seven elementary schools, two middle schools and a high school within the area. Education quality is considered high, as more than 91 percent of West Kelowna residents have obtained a high school education or better.
In regards to transportation, residents and visitors alike typically drive around the region as the arterial Highway 97 travels directly through West Kelowna, continuing onward to the city of Kelowna before turning north. Public transportation is provided by the Kelowna Regional Transit System which supplies bus service throughout West Kelowna, including an express bus running from West Kelowna to the UBC Okanagan campus.
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