Point Mckay, Calgary

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Point Mckay
Neighbourhood
Point Mckay is located in Calgary
Point Mckay
Point Mckay
Location of Point Mckay in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°03′35″N 114°08′40″W / 51.05972°N 114.14444°W / 51.05972; -114.14444Coordinates: 51°03′35″N 114°08′40″W / 51.05972°N 114.14444°W / 51.05972; -114.14444
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNW
Ward7
Established1911
Annexed1963
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorDruh Farrell
Area
 • Total0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Elevation
1,060 m (3,480 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total1,344
 • Average Income
$63,731
WebsitePoint Mckay Community Association

Point Mckay is a residential neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Bowness Road and to the south by the Bow River. Edworthy Park is located across the river, and is connected by a bridge to Point Mckay.

It was part of the town of Montgomery before it was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1963.[3] It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor. The Provincial electoral division is Calgary-Varsity

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Point Mckay had a population of 1,318 living in 846 dwellings, a 0% increase from its 2011 population of 1,318.[4] With a land area of 0.4 km2 (0.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $63,731 in 2000, and there were 9.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 15.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 37.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 25.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by University Elementary and Queen Elizabeth High School public school.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Point Mckay Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-21.
  3. ^ Federation of Calgary Communities. "Montgomery Community". Retrieved 2007-05-17.
  4. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  5. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 7 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-21.

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