Oakridge, Calgary

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Oakridge
Neighbourhood
Oakridge is located in Calgary
Oakridge
Oakridge
Location of Oakridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°58′04″N 114°07′46″W / 50.96778°N 114.12944°W / 50.96778; -114.12944Coordinates: 50°58′04″N 114°07′46″W / 50.96778°N 114.12944°W / 50.96778; -114.12944
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSW
Ward11
Established1968
Annexed1956
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJeromy Farkas
Area
 • Total2.4 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation
1,110 m (3,640 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total6,041
 • Average Income
$72,674
WebsiteOakridge Community Association

Oakridge is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by 90 Avenue S, to the east by 24 Street W and the Tsuu T'ina first nation reserve to the west. To the north it borders the Glenmore Reservoir and the Weaselhead Natural Area.

Oakridge was under the jurisdiction of the Municipal District of Rocky View until being annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956. It was subsequently established as a neighbourhood in 1968. 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, Oakridge had a population of 5,651 living in 2,291 dwellings, a -1.2% increase from its 2011 population of 5,719.[3] With a land area of 2.4 km2 (0.93 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,350/km2 (6,100/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $72,674 in 2000, and there were 6.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 21.3% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 1.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 8.4% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Louis Riel Elementary & Junior High public school which houses the Science Program and the GATE Program.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Oakridge Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-12.
  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 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2007-05-12.

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