South Calgary, Calgary

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South Calgary
Neighbourhood
South Calgary is located in Calgary
South Calgary
South Calgary
Location of South Calgary in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°01′33″N 114°06′34″W / 51.02583°N 114.10944°W / 51.02583; -114.10944Coordinates: 51°01′33″N 114°06′34″W / 51.02583°N 114.10944°W / 51.02583; -114.10944
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 8
Established 1914
Annexed 1907
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Evan Woolley
Area
 • Total 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation 1,115 m (3,658 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 3,420
 • Average Income $38,012
Postal code T2T
Website South Calgary Community Association

South Calgary is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located between 14th St west and Crowchild Trail. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.[3]

The community maintains an outdoor swimming pool, as well as a community hall and several city parks.[4] The Alexander Calhoun Branch of the Calgary Public Library is also located in the area.

South Calgary was established in 1914 on land annexed by the City of Calgary in 1907. However, the area remained largely undeveloped until the early 1950s.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, South Calgary had a population of 3,698 living in 2,244 dwellings, a 1.5% increase from its 2011 population of 3,642.[5] With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,110/km2 (10,600/sq mi) in 2012.[5][6]

Residents in South Calgary had a median household income of $38,012 in 2000, and 28.2% low-income residents live in the neighbourhood.[2] 61.1% of the properties were used for renting in 2001.

Government[edit]

South Calgary is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 8 councillor,[1] on a provincial level by Calgary Currie MLA Christine Cusanelli, and at the federal level the riding of Calgary Centre is currently vacant since Lee Richardson resigned.

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). "South Calgary - Community Social Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-04. 
  3. ^ City of Calgary Planning (2005). "South Calgary Altadore Area Redevelopment Plan". Retrieved 2013-07-27. 
  4. ^ Federation of Calgary Communities. "South Calgary". Retrieved 2007-05-04. 
  5. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results". City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 

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