Rosscarrock, Calgary

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Rosscarrock
Neighbourhood
Rosscarrock is located in Calgary
Rosscarrock
Rosscarrock
Location of Rosscarrock in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′27″N 114°09′10″W / 51.04083°N 114.15278°W / 51.04083; -114.15278Coordinates: 51°02′27″N 114°09′10″W / 51.04083°N 114.15278°W / 51.04083; -114.15278
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 8
Established 1954
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Evan Woolley
Area
 • Total 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 3,200
 • Average Income $40,733
Postal code T3C
Website Rosscarrock Community Association

Rosscarrock is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Bow Trail to the east by 33 Street W, to the south by 17 Avenue S and to the west by 45 Street W. The Westbrook Mall is located in the north-east corner of the neighbourhood, and it is bordered by the Shaganappi golf course.

Rosscarrock was established in 1954. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 8 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Rosscarrock had a population of 3,356 living in 1,645 dwellings, a 5.7% increase from its 2011 population of 3,175.[3] With a land area of 1.1 km2 (0.42 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,050/km2 (7,900/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $40,733 in 2000, and there were 27.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 22.3% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 53.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 65.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Ernest Manning High and Rosscarrock Elementary public schools, as well as by St. Michael Elementary & Junior High (Catholic, Late French Immersion, International Baccalaureate).

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). "Rosscarrock Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 
  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 6 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 

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