Parkland, Calgary

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Parkland
Neighbourhood
Parkland is located in Calgary
Parkland
Parkland
Location of Parkland in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°55′21″N 114°01′54″W / 50.92250°N 114.03167°W / 50.92250; -114.03167Coordinates: 50°55′21″N 114°01′54″W / 50.92250°N 114.03167°W / 50.92250; -114.03167
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 14
Established 1974
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Peter Demong
Area
 • Total 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,035 m (3,396 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 4,046
 • Average Income $103,357
Website Parkland Community Association

Parkland is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Canyon Meadows Drive, to the east by Bow Bottom Trail and to the south and west by Fish Creek Provincial Park.

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961 and Parkland was established in 1974. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 14 councillor.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Parkland had a population of 3,785 living in 1,448 dwellings, a 0.3% increase from its 2011 population of 3,772.[3] With a land area of 1.8 km2 (0.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,100/km2 (5,450/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $103,357 in 2000, and there were 4.8% low income residents living in the neighborhood.[5] As of 2000, 14.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 0% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 2.2% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Prince of Wales Elementary public school and St. Philip Elementary School (catholic).

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). "Parkland Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  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 14 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-16. 

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