Castleridge, Calgary

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Castleridge
Neighbourhood
Castleridge is located in Calgary
Castleridge
Castleridge
Location of Castleridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°06′29″N 113°57′34″W / 51.10806°N 113.95944°W / 51.10806; -113.95944Coordinates: 51°06′29″N 113°57′34″W / 51.10806°N 113.95944°W / 51.10806; -113.95944
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1980
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Elevation 1,090 m (3,580 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 6,180
 • Average Income $57,923
Website Castleridge Community Association

Castleridge is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located east of the Calgary International Airport and is bounded by 64 Avenue N to the north, 44 Street E to the west, McKnight Boulevard to the south and Falconridge Boulevard to the east.

Castleridge was established in 1980 on land transferred from the Municipal District of Rocky View to the city in 1961. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

In 2008 the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opened Baitun Nur, the largest mosque in Canada, in Castleridge.[3]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Castleridge had a population of 6,096 living in 1,954 dwellings, a 0% increase from its 2011 population of 6,098.[4] With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 5,080/km2 (13,200/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $57,923 in 2000, and there were 19.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 34.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 24.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Castleridge Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ Morton, Graeme (2008-07-06). "Canada's largest mosque opens in Calgary". Calgary Herald (Canwest). Retrieved 2008-07-12. 
  4. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results". City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 3 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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