Sandstone Valley, Calgary

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Sandstone Valley
Neighbourhood
Sandstone Valley and Nose Hill Park
Sandstone Valley and Nose Hill Park
Sandstone Valley is located in Calgary
Sandstone Valley
Sandstone Valley
Location of Sandstone Valley in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°08′22″N 114°05′48″W / 51.13944°N 114.09667°W / 51.13944; -114.09667Coordinates: 51°08′22″N 114°05′48″W / 51.13944°N 114.09667°W / 51.13944; -114.09667
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 4
Established 1982
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Sean Chu
Area
 • Total 1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,130 m (3,710 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 6,628
 • Average Income $75,002
Website Sandstone Valley Community Association

Sandstone Valley is a suburban neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Located northeast of the community of Beddington Heights, this primarily low-density residential community is bounded by Country Hills Boulevard to the north, Beddington Trail to the east, Berkshire Boulevard to the south and 14th Street W to the west. The Nose Hill Park is located south-west from the community.

Aerial view of Sandstone Valley in winter

It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 4 councillor.

Development of this community began in 1982, and was recently completed.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Sandstone Valley had a population of 6,253 living in 2,120 dwellings, a 1.8% increase from its 2011 population of 6,142.[3] With a land area of 1.8 km2 (0.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,470/km2 (9,000/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $75,002 in 2000, and there were 13% low income residents living in the neighborhood.[5] As of 2000, 36.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 8.6% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

In 2006, there were two schools in the district:

  • Monsignor N. Anderson Elementary - Separate
  • Simons Valley Elementary School - Public

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). "Sandstone Valley Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  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 4 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-09. 

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