Glamorgan, Calgary

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Glamorgan
Neighbourhood
Glamorgan is located in Calgary
Glamorgan
Glamorgan
Location of Glamorgan in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°00′48″N 114°09′15″W / 51.01333°N 114.15417°W / 51.01333; -114.15417Coordinates: 51°00′48″N 114°09′15″W / 51.01333°N 114.15417°W / 51.01333; -114.15417
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 6
Established 1958
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Richard Pootmans
Area
 • Total 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 6,317
 • Average Income $51,192
Postal code T3E
Website Glamorgan Community Association

Glamorgan is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Richmond Road to the north, by 37 Street W to the east, Glenmore Trail to the south and Sarcee Trail to the west.

Glamorgan was established in 1958. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 6 councillor.[1] Provincially, the community is part of Calgary Elbow, the current MLA being Alison Redford,[3] who was elected in the 2008 Alberta general election. The current MP is Joan Crockatt.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Glamorgan had a population of 6,376 living in 2,988 dwellings, a 2.1% increase from its 2011 population of 6,242.[4] With a land area of 2 km2 (0.77 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,200/km2 (8,300/sq mi) in 2012.[4][5]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $51,192 in 2000, and there were 55.9% low income residents living in the neighborhood.[6] As of 2000, 15.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 30.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 37.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Glamorgan Elementary public school and St. Andrew Elementary School (catholic).

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). "Glamorgan Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  3. ^ Legislative Assembly of Alberta. "Alison Redford". Retrieved 2010-06-17. 
  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 6 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 

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