Kingsland, Calgary

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Kingsland
Neighbourhood
Kingsland is located in Calgary
Kingsland
Kingsland
Location of Kingsland in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°59′24″N 114°04′42″W / 50.99000°N 114.07833°W / 50.99000; -114.07833Coordinates: 50°59′24″N 114°04′42″W / 50.99000°N 114.07833°W / 50.99000; -114.07833
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 11
Established 1957
Annexed 1956
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Brian Pincott
Area
 • Total 1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Elevation 1,060 m (3,480 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 4,495
 • Average Income $43,647
Website Kingsland Community Association

Kingsland is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Glenmore Trail, to the east by Macleod Trail, to the south by Heritage Drive and to the west by Elbow Drive.

The area was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956 and Kingsland was established in 1957. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Kingsland had a population of 4,513 living in 2,383 dwellings, a 2.2% increase from its 2011 population of 4,418.[3] With a land area of 1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,470/km2 (9,000/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $43,647 in 2000, and there were 20.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 16.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 54.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 63.4% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by St. Augustine Elementary & Junior High (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). "Kingsland Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 
  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 11 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 

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