Arbour Lake, Calgary

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Arbour Lake
Aerial view of Arbour Lake
Aerial view of Arbour Lake
Arbour Lake is located in Calgary
Arbour Lake
Arbour Lake
Location of Arbour Lake in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°08′00″N 114°12′16″W / 51.13333°N 114.20444°W / 51.13333; -114.20444Coordinates: 51°08′00″N 114°12′16″W / 51.13333°N 114.20444°W / 51.13333; -114.20444
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 2
Established 1992
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Joe Magliocca
 • Total 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Elevation 1,215 m (3,986 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 10,592
 • Average Income $70,590
Website Arbour Lake Community Association

Arbour Lake is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, to the south by Crowchild Trail, to the east by Nose Hill Drive, to the west by Stoney Trail.

Arbour Lake was established in 1992, and named after Arbor Lake, Newport Beach, California. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 2 councillor.[1]


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Arbour Lake had a population of 10,836 living in 3,918 dwellings, a 0.7% increase from its 2011 population of 10,762.[3] With a land area of 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,463/km2 (6,380/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $70,590 in 2000, and there were 7.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 25.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 8.7% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 4.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


This neighbourhood has one public middle school, Arbour Lake Middle School (5-9) as well as a Catholic school, St.Ambrose Elementary/Jr. High (K-9). A new school (Robert Thirsk High School) was built, which opened September 2013.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Arbour Lake Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-08.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). 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 2 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-08.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-26. Retrieved 2008-12-07.

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