Parkdale, Calgary

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Parkdale
Neighbourhood
Parkdale is located in Calgary
Parkdale
Parkdale
Location of Parkdale in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°03′32″N 114°08′19″W / 51.05889°N 114.13861°W / 51.05889; -114.13861Coordinates: 51°03′32″N 114°08′19″W / 51.05889°N 114.13861°W / 51.05889; -114.13861
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 7
Established 1948
Annexed 1910
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Druh Farrell
Area
 • Total 0.6 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,060 m (3,480 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 2,136
 • Average Income $59,209
Website Parkdale Community Association

Parkdale is a neighbourhood in the city of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 28 Street NW to the east, Foothills Hospital to the north, Shaganappi Trail NW to the west and the Bow River on the south. It was constructed as a post-World War II suburb, but is now an inner city neighbourhood.

It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Parkdale had a population of 2,296 living in 1,020 dwellings, a -0.9% increase from its 2011 population of 2,317.[3] With a land area of 1.1 km2 (0.42 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,090/km2 (5,410/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,209 in 2000, and there were 13.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 13.8% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 39.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 39.6% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Gallery[edit]

A view of Parkdale and the Bow River valley looking south

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). "Parkdale Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-18. 
  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 7 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-18. 

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