Pineridge, Calgary

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Pineridge
Neighbourhood
Pineridge is located in Calgary
Pineridge
Pineridge
Location of Pineridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°56′48″W / 51.07417°N 113.94667°W / 51.07417; -113.94667Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°56′48″W / 51.07417°N 113.94667°W / 51.07417; -113.94667
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1974
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,057 m (3,468 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 9,857
 • Average Income $49,452
Website Pineridge Community Association

Pineridge is a neighbourhood in Northeast Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is one of four neighbourhoods that make up what is called the Properties, along with Whitehorn, Temple, and Rundle. It is bordered by 32 Ave NE to the North, 52nd Street N.E. to the West, 16th Avenue N.E. (Highway 1 - the Trans Canada Highway) to the South, and 68th Streed N.E. to the East.

History[edit]

Pineridge was established in 1974 and was developed along with the other "Properties" communities during the building boom of the mid-1970s. Prior to that time the area was a treeless prairie landscape.

The community of Pineridge is located close to Calgary's Northeast commercial and industrial areas and major transportation routes, including the Trans-Canada Highway, Barlow Trail and Memorial Drive. The Village Square Leisure Centre is situated within the community and the city's pathway system offers recreational opportunities for local residents.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Pineridge had a population of 9,644 living in 3,799 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 9,626.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,710/km2 (9,610/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $49,452 in 2000, and there were 17.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 29.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 17.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 32.4% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Schools[edit]

Pineridge is home to the following schools:


Public Transit[edit]

Pineridge is serviced by the following Calgary Transit routes (as of January 1, 2006):

  • Route 34, Pineridge
  • Route 48, Rundle
  • Route 72, Circle Route
  • Route 73, Circle Route
  • Route 66, Blackfoot Express
  • Route 90, Foothills North
  • Route 176, 52 St. Express

The nearest CTrain rapid transit station to Pineridge is Rundle Station.

Churches[edit]

  • Calgary Free Presbyterian Church
  • Centennial Presbyterian Church
  • PrimeraIglesia Evangelica Misionera
  • Pineridge Christian Fellowship
  • Prince Of Faith Lutheran Church
  • Rockyview Alliance Church
  • Trinity Christian Fellowship

Electoral Districts[edit]

The Pineridge community is a part of the Calgary-Northeast federal electoral district, the Calgary Cross provincial constituency. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.

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). "Pineridge Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-21. 
  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 2007-05-21. 

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