Valley Ridge, Calgary

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Valley Ridge
Neighbourhood
Valley Ridge is located in Calgary
Valley Ridge
Valley Ridge
Location of Valley Ridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°05′31″N 114°14′58″W / 51.09194°N 114.24944°W / 51.09194; -114.24944Coordinates: 51°05′31″N 114°14′58″W / 51.09194°N 114.24944°W / 51.09194; -114.24944
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 1
Established 1992
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ward Sutherland
Elevation 1,030 m (3,380 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 4,575
 • Average Income $104,947
Area code(s) +1-403, +1-587
Website Valley Ridge Community Association

Valley Ridge is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located at the western edge of the city, south of the Bow River and north of the Trans-Canada Highway. The Valley Ridge golf course is located in the northern part of the community. The community is located on the former site of the Happy Valley Campground, which was a major destination for visitors to Calgary until it was closed in the 1980s; the campground was located where the golf course is now situated.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Valley Ridge had a population of 5,013 living in 1,768 dwellings, a -0.6% increase from its 2011 population of 5,042.[3] With a land area of 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,519/km2 (3,930/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $104,947 in 2000, and there were 4.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 14% of the residents were immigrants. Consisting mostly of single-family detached homes, only 1.4% of the housing is used for renting.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Valley Ridge 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 1 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-08. 

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