Christie Park, Calgary

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Christie Park
Neighbourhood
Christie Park is located in Calgary
Christie Park
Christie Park
Location of Christie Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′22″N 114°10′36″W / 51.03944°N 114.17667°W / 51.03944; -114.17667Coordinates: 51°02′22″N 114°10′36″W / 51.03944°N 114.17667°W / 51.03944; -114.17667
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 6
Established 1990
Annexed 1956
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Richard Pootmans
Area
 • Total 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,210 m (3,970 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 2,205
 • Average Income $102,664
Postal code T3H
Website Christie Park Community Association

Christie Park is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Strathcona Drive and the community of Strathcona Park to the north, Sarcee Trail to the east, 17 Avenue S to the south and 69 Street W to the west.

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956 from the Municipal District of Rocky View. Christie Park was established as a neighbourhood in 1990. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 6 councillor.[1]

Calgary Islamic Centre in Christie Park

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Christie Park had a population of 2,196 living in 728 dwellings, a 0.7% increase from its 2011 population of 2,180.[3] With a land area of 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,750/km2 (7,100/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $102,664 in 2000, and there were 8.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 19.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 5.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 4.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Olympic Heights Elementary public school.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Christie Park Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  3. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results". City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 6 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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