Rundle, Calgary

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Rundle
Neighbourhood
Rundle is located in Calgary
Rundle
Rundle
Location of Rundle in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°58′12″W / 51.07417°N 113.97000°W / 51.07417; -113.97000Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°58′12″W / 51.07417°N 113.97000°W / 51.07417; -113.97000
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1973
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,085 m (3,560 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 11,246
 • Average Income $51,619
Postal code T1Y
Website Rundle Community Association

Rundle is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 32 Avenue N to the north, the Trans-Canada Highway to the south, 52 Street E to the east and 36 Street E to the west. The Sunridge Mall is located immediately west of the neighbourhood.

Rundle was established in 1973 and was named after Robert Terrill Rundle, a missionary that worked in Western Canada in the mid-19th century. (Rundle is actually one of four communities built in the 1970s in NE Calgary. These four communities together are known as "The Properties", and all four were named after nearby mountains: Mounts Rundle, Pineridge, Whitehorn and Temple). It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

The community is served by the Rundle station of the C-Train LRT system. The postal code in this area is T1Y.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Rundle had a population of 11,258 living in 3,836 dwellings, a 2.1% increase from its 2011 population of 11,029.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,330/km2 (11,210/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $51,619 in 2000, and there were 24.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 32.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 1.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 27.3% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Rundle Elementary, Cecil Swanson Elementary, Dr. Gordon Higgins Junior High public schools and by St. Rupert Elementary and St. Rose of Lima Elementary and Junior High catholic schools.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Rundle Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  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 2007-05-14. 

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