Shaganappi, Calgary

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Shaganappi
Neighbourhood
Shaganappi is located in Calgary
Shaganappi
Shaganappi
Location of Shaganappi in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′23″N 114°07′41″W / 51.03972°N 114.12806°W / 51.03972; -114.12806Coordinates: 51°02′23″N 114°07′41″W / 51.03972°N 114.12806°W / 51.03972; -114.12806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 8
Established 1949
Annexed 1910
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Evan Woolley
Area
 • Total 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,120 m (3,670 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 1,657
 • Average Income $36,368
Postal code T3C
Website Shaganappi Community Association

Shaganappi is a residential neighborhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located between 17 Avenue SW and the Bow River. The Shaganappi golf course is located north of the Bow Trail.

The name Shaganappi is of Cree origin, and was used as far back as 1870. The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1910 and Shaganappi was established as a neighbourhood in 1949. 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, Shaganappi had a population of 1,553 living in 862 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from its 2011 population of 1,459.[3] With a land area of 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,040/km2 (2,680/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $36,368 in 2000, and there were 19.5% low income residents living in the neighborhood.[5] As of 2000, 10.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 27.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 52.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Alex Ferguson Elementary public school.

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). "Shaganappi Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-08. 
  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 8 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-08. 

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