Deer Ridge, Calgary

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Deer Ridge
Neighbourhood
Deer Ridge is located in Calgary
Deer Ridge
Deer Ridge
Location of Deer Ridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°55′35″N 114°00′51″W / 50.92639°N 114.01417°W / 50.92639; -114.01417Coordinates: 50°55′35″N 114°00′51″W / 50.92639°N 114.01417°W / 50.92639; -114.01417
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 14
Established 1978
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Peter Demong
Area
 • Total 2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,020 m (3,350 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 4,344
 • Average Income $59,149
Website Deer Ridge Community Association

Deer Ridge is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located in the Bow River valley, and is bounded to the north by Canyon Meadows Drive, to the east by Deercliff Road and the Bow River, to the south by Deerfield Circle and the community of Deer Run and to the west by Bow Bottom Trail. Fish Creek Provincial Park is located immediately east.

The land was annexed in to the City of Calgary in 1961, and Deer Ridge was established in 1978.[3] It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 14 councillor.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Deer Ridge had a population of 4,084 living in 1,501 dwellings, a 2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 3,991.[4] With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,920/km2 (7,560/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,149 in 2000, and there were 17.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 15.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 10.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 36% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Don Bosco Elementary & Junior High school.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Deer Ridge Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  3. ^ Calgary Communities (2007). "Deer Ridge Community Association". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  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 14 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 

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