Palliser, Calgary

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Palliser
Neighbourhood
Palliser is located in Calgary
Palliser
Palliser
Location of Palliser in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°57′53″N 114°06′37″W / 50.96472°N 114.11028°W / 50.96472; -114.11028Coordinates: 50°57′53″N 114°06′37″W / 50.96472°N 114.11028°W / 50.96472; -114.11028
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 11
Established 1967
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Brian Pincott
Area
 • Total 1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,095 m (3,593 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 3,319
 • Average Income $57,603
Website Palliser Community Association

Palliser is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by 90 Ave SW, to the east by 19 Street SW, to the south by Southland Drive SW and to the west by 24 Street SW. The Tom Brook Athletic Park is located within the neighbourhood.

Named after John Palliser, an early explorer and geographer of western Canada, the neighbourhood was established in 1967. Until 1991 it included the community of Pump Hill. 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, Palliser had a population of 3,293 living in 1,707 dwellings, a -0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 3,301.[3] With a land area of 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,300/km2 (9,000/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $57,603 in 2000, and there were 7.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 20.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 40.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 36.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Nellie McClung Elementary School and John Ware Junior High School as well as by St. Benedict Elementary School, a separate school. Nellie McClung Elementary and John Ware Junior High School have a GATE program.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Palliser Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  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 2007-05-11. 

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