Tuscany, Calgary

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Tuscany
Neighbourhood
Tuscany is located in Calgary
Tuscany
Tuscany
Location of Tuscany in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°07′26″N 114°14′47″W / 51.12389°N 114.24639°W / 51.12389; -114.24639Coordinates: 51°07′26″N 114°14′47″W / 51.12389°N 114.24639°W / 51.12389; -114.24639
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 1
Established 1994
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ward Sutherland
Elevation 1,180 m (3,870 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 19,307
 • Density 2,798/km2 (7,250/sq mi)
Area code(s) 403
Website Tuscany Community Association

Tuscany is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the western edge of the city, and is bounded to the north by Crowchild Trail, to the east by Stoney Trail, Bearspaw Dam Road to the south and Twelve Mile Coulee Road and the recently annexed community of Lynx Ridge and the rural acreages of Bearspaw to the west.

Tuscany was established in 1994 and it was named for the region of Tuscany, Italy. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 1 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2013 municipal census, Tuscany had a population of 19,307 living in 6,497 dwellings, a 1.0% increase from its 2012 population of 18,838.[2] With a land area of 6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,798/km2 (7,250/sq mi) in 2013.[2][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $92,453 in 2005, and there were 7.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[4] As of 2006, 18.5% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 7.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 2.7% of the housing was used for renting.[5]

Education[edit]

This neighbourhood has one public elementary school, Tuscany Elementary School (K-4), as well as a public middle school, Twelve Mile Coulee School(4-9).[6] There is also a Catholic school, St. Basil (K-9).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "2013 Civic Census Results". City of Calgary. 2013. Retrieved 14 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 1 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2006). "Tuscany Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  6. ^ Twelve Mile Coulee School, Calgary Board of Education

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