Falconridge, Calgary

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Falconridge
Neighbourhood
Falconridge is located in Calgary
Falconridge
Falconridge
Location of Falconridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°06′19″N 113°56′43″W / 51.10528°N 113.94528°W / 51.10528; -113.94528Coordinates: 51°06′19″N 113°56′43″W / 51.10528°N 113.94528°W / 51.10528; -113.94528
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1979
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 10,229
 • Average Income $48,512
Website Falconridge Community Association

Falconridge is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Falconridge Boulevard and 44 Street E to the west, 64 Avenue N to the north, 68 Street E to the east and McKnight Boulevard to the south.

The area was part of the Municipal District of Rocky View until it was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961. Falconridge was established in 1979. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Falconridge had a population of 10,381 living in 3,478 dwellings, a 3.4% increase from its 2011 population of 10,043.[3] With a land area of 2.2 km2 (0.85 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,720/km2 (12,220/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $48,512 in 2000, and there were 24.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 32% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 6.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 33% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Falconridge Elementary, Grant MacEwan Elementary, O. S. Geiger Elementary and Terry Fox Junior High public schools, as well as by John XXIII Elementary & Junior High, Bishop McNally High School and John Paul II Elementary School (catholic).

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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). "Falconridge Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-13. 
  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 3 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-13. 

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