Highland Park, Calgary

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Highland Park
Neighbourhood
Highland Park is located in Calgary
Highland Park
Highland Park
Location of Highland Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°05′14″N 114°03′55″W / 51.08722°N 114.06528°W / 51.08722; -114.06528Coordinates: 51°05′14″N 114°03′55″W / 51.08722°N 114.06528°W / 51.08722; -114.06528
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 4
Established 1946
Annexed 1910
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Sean Chu
Area
 • Total 1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,075 m (3,527 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 3,496
 • Average Income $37,766
Website Highland Park Community Association

Highland Park is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by Edmonton Trail, to the south by 32 Avenue N and to the west by 4 Street W. Confederation Park and Nose Hill Park are located in close proximity. The Queens Park Cemetery occupies the south-western corner of the neighbourhood, and the Highland golf course is developed in the north.

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1910 and Highland Park was established in 1946. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 4 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Highland Park had a population of 3,792 living in 2,123 dwellings, a 7.1% increase from its 2011 population of 3,539.[3] With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,710/km2 (7,020/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $37,766 in 2000, and there were 23.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 13.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 48.7% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 64% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Queens Park Village[edit]

Queens Park Village is a small community that borders the Queens Park Cemetery, in the southeast corner of Highland Park.

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Queens Park Village had a population of 415 living in 188 dwellings, a 3.8% increase from its 2011 population of 400.[3] With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 690/km2 (1,790/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $53,040 in 2000, and there were 20.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] Most of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 100% of the housing was used for renting.[6]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Buchanan Elementary School and James Fowler High public 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). "Highland Park Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  3. ^ a b c d "2012 Civic Census Results". City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 4 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2006). "Queens Park Village Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 

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