Monterey Park, Calgary

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Monterey Park
Neighbourhood
Monterey Park residential homes
Monterey Park residential homes
Monterey Park is located in Calgary
Monterey Park
Monterey Park
Location of Monterey Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′54″N 113°55′44″W / 51.08167°N 113.92889°W / 51.08167; -113.92889Coordinates: 51°04′54″N 113°55′44″W / 51.08167°N 113.92889°W / 51.08167; -113.92889
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1985
Annexed 1979
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,075 m (3,527 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 10,599
 • Average Income $64,208
Website Monterey Park Community Association

Monterey Park is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the eastern edge of the city, and is bounded by McKnight Boulevard to the north, 68 Street E to the west, Trans-Canada Highway to the south and 84 Street E (city limits) to the east.

The land was annexed to the city of Calgary between 1979 and 1983, and Monterey Park was established in 1985. It was named for the city of Monterey Park, California, and the neighbourhood has a California theme (such as street names and building styles). It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.

The postal code in this area is T1Y.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Monterey Park had a population of 10,470 living in 3,164 dwellings, a 0.1% increase from its 2011 population of 10,460.[3] With a land area of 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,080/km2 (7,980/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $64,208 in 2000, and there were 9.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 45.1% of the residents were immigrants. Most buildings were single-family detached homes, and 6.3% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

This neighbourhood has one public elementary school: Monterey Park Elementary School. (K-6)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Monterey Park 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 5 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 

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