Highwood, Calgary

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Highwood is located in Calgary
Location of Highwood in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°05′31″N 114°05′01″W / 51.09194°N 114.08361°W / 51.09194; -114.08361Coordinates: 51°05′31″N 114°05′01″W / 51.09194°N 114.08361°W / 51.09194; -114.08361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 7
Established 1954
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Druh Farrell
 • Total 0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,110 m (3,640 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 2,152
 • Average Income $57,663
Website Highwood Community Association

Highwood is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. it is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by 4 Street W, to the south by 40 Avenue N and to the west by John Laurie Boulevard. Nose Hill Park is located west of the community.

Highwood was established in 1954. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor.[1]


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Highwood had a population of 2,214 living in 993 dwellings, a 5.5% increase from its 2011 population of 2,098.[3] With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,460/km2 (6,400/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $57,663 in 2000, and there were 7.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 15.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 20.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 30.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


The community is served by Colonel Irvine Junior High (public English) and Highwood Elementary (Mandarin immersion) public schools.

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  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Highwood Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  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 4 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-16. [permanent dead link]

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