Pineridge, Calgary

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Pineridge
Neighbourhood
Pineridge is located in Calgary
Pineridge
Pineridge
Location of Pineridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°56′48″W / 51.07417°N 113.94667°W / 51.07417; -113.94667Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°56′48″W / 51.07417°N 113.94667°W / 51.07417; -113.94667
Country Canada
Province  Alberta
City Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1974
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,057 m (3,468 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 9,857
 • Average Income $49,452
Website Pineridge Community Association

Pineridge is a neighbourhood in Northeast Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is one of four neighbourhoods that make up what is called the Properties,[by whom?] along with Whitehorn, Temple, and Rundle. It is bordered by 32 Ave NE to the north, 52nd Street NE to the west, 16th Avenue NE (Highway 1 – the Trans Canada Highway) to the south, and 68th Street NE to the east.

History[edit]

Pineridge was established in 1974 and was developed along with the other "Properties" communities during the building boom of the mid-1970s. Prior to that time the area was a treeless prairie landscape.

The community of Pineridge is located close to Calgary's Northeast commercial and industrial areas and major transportation routes, including the Trans-Canada Highway, Barlow Trail and Memorial Drive. The Village Square Leisure Centre is situated within the community, and the city's pathway system offers recreational opportunities for local residents.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Pineridge had a population of 9,644 living in 3,799 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 9,626.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,710/km2 (9,610/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $49,452 in 2000, and there were 17.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 29.2% of the residents were immigrants. 17.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 32.4% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Schools[edit]

Pineridge is home to the following schools:

Public transit[edit]

Pineridge is serviced by the following Calgary Transit routes (as of 1 January 2006):

  • Route 34, Pineridge
  • Route 48, Rundle
  • Route 72, Circle Route
  • Route 73, Circle Route
  • Route 66, Blackfoot Express
  • Route 90, Foothills North
  • Route 176, 52 St. Express

The nearest CTrain rapid transit station to Pineridge is Rundle Station.

Electoral districts[edit]

The Pineridge community is a part of the Calgary-Northeast federal electoral district, the Calgary Cross provincial constituency. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Pineridge Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-21. 
  3. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri). City of Calgary. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 5 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-21. 

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