Westgate, Calgary

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Westgate
Neighbourhood
Westgate is located in Calgary
Westgate
Westgate
Location of Westgate in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′41″N 114°09′33″W / 51.04472°N 114.15917°W / 51.04472; -114.15917Coordinates: 51°02′41″N 114°09′33″W / 51.04472°N 114.15917°W / 51.04472; -114.15917
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 8
Established 1957
Annexed 1956
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Evan Woolley
Area
 • Total 0.5 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,140 m (3,740 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 3,145
 • Average Income $54,309
Postal code T3C
Website Westgate Community Association

Westgate is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Bow Trail to the north, 45 Street W to the east, 17 Avenue S to the south and Sarcee Trail to the west. Edworthy Park is located north of the community.

The area was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956 and Westgate was established in 1957. 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, Westgate had a population of 3,172 living in 1,334 dwellings, a 2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 3,101.[3] With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,640/km2 (6,850/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $54,309 in 2000, and there were 10.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 14.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 14.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 24.3% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Vincent Massey junior high and Westgate Bilingual elementary public schools.

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). "Westgate Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-10. 
  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 6 Profile". Retrieved 2008-09-30. 

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