Glenbrook, Calgary

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Glenbrook
Neighbourhood
Glenbrook is located in Calgary
Glenbrook
Glenbrook
Location of Glenbrook in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°01′37″N 114°09′09″W / 51.02694°N 114.15250°W / 51.02694; -114.15250Coordinates: 51°01′37″N 114°09′09″W / 51.02694°N 114.15250°W / 51.02694; -114.15250
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 6
Established 1958
Annexed 1954
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 6,827
 • Average Income $42,845
Postal code T3E
Website Glenbrook Community Association

Glenbrook is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 26 Avenue S to the north, 37 Street W to the east, Richmond Road to the south and Sarcee Trail to the west.

The land was partly annexed to the City of Calgary in 1954, and partly in 1956. Glenbrook was established in 1958. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 6 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Glenbrook had a population of 7,056 living in 3,247 dwellings, a 2.4% increase from its 2011 population of 6,893.[3] With a land area of 1.9 km2 (0.73 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,710/km2 (9,620/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $42,845 in 2000, and there were 23.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 20.5% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 35.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 46.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by A.E. Cross Junior High, Glenbrook Elementary public schools and Calgary Christian, St. Gregory Elementary-Junior High (4-9) and St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary (K-3) (catholic schools).

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). "Glenbrook Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  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 2007-05-14. 

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