Chinook Park, Calgary

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Chinook Park
Neighbourhood
Chinook Park is located in Calgary
Chinook Park
Chinook Park
Location of Chinook Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°58′58″N 114°05′19″W / 50.98278°N 114.08861°W / 50.98278; -114.08861Coordinates: 50°58′58″N 114°05′19″W / 50.98278°N 114.08861°W / 50.98278; -114.08861
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSW
Ward11
Established1959
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJeromy Farkas
Area
 • Total0.6 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total1,717
 • Average Income
$88,357
WebsiteChinook Park Community Association

Chinook Park is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Glenmore Trail to the north, Elbow Drive to the east, 14 Street W to the west and Heritage Drive to the south.

Chinook Park was established in 1959. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Chinook Park had a population of 1,707 living in 589 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 1,703.[3] With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,850/km2 (7,400/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $88,357 in 2000, and there were 9.7% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 19.8% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 18.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 17.5% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Chinook Park Bilingual Elementary and Henry Wise Wood Senior High public schools.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Chinook Park Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-10.
  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 11 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-10.

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