Ranchlands, Calgary

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Ranchlands
Neighbourhood
Ranchlands is located in Calgary
Ranchlands
Ranchlands
Location of Ranchlands in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°07′00″N 114°10′50″W / 51.11667°N 114.18056°W / 51.11667; -114.18056Coordinates: 51°07′00″N 114°10′50″W / 51.11667°N 114.18056°W / 51.11667; -114.18056
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 2
Established 1977
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Joe Magliocca
Area
 • Total 2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation 1,160 m (3,810 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 7,698
 • Average Income $60,727
Website Ranchlands Community Association

Ranchlands is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by John Laurie Boulevard, to the east by Sarcee Trail, to the south by Crowchild Trail and to the west by Nose Hill Drive.

The area was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961 and Ranchlands was established in 1977. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 2 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Ranchlands had a population of 7,626 living in 3,051 dwellings, a 1.3% increase from its 2011 population of 7,529.[3] With a land area of 2.3 km2 (0.89 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,320/km2 (8,590/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $60,727 in 2000, and there were 15.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 21.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 9% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 27.4% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Ranchlands Community public school and St. Rita Elementary School (Catholic).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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