Riverbend, Calgary

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Riverbend is located in Calgary
Location of Riverbend in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°58′22″N 114°00′56″W / 50.97278°N 114.01556°W / 50.97278; -114.01556Coordinates: 50°58′22″N 114°00′56″W / 50.97278°N 114.01556°W / 50.97278; -114.01556
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 9
Established 1982
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra
 • Total 3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,020 m (3,350 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 10,319
 • Average Income $78,574
Website Riverbend Community Association

Riverbend is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Glenmore Trail, to the east by 24 Street E and to the west by Deerfoot Trail. It is developed in the Bow River floodplain, on its escarpment and the upland plain.

Riverbend was established as a neighbourhood in 1982. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 9 councillor.


In the City of Calgary's 2013 municipal census, Riverbend had a population of 9,682 living in 3,450 dwellings, nearly identical to its 2012 population of 9,684.[3] With a land area of 4.1 km2 (1.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,361/km2 (6,120/sq mi) in 2013.[4][5]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $78,574 in 2000, and there were 6.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 17.3% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 2.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 3.5% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


This neighbourhood has one public elementary school: Riverbend Elementary School (K-6), and one Catholic school: Holy Angels Elementary School. (K-6)

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  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Riverbend Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 
  3. ^ "2013 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2013. Retrieved August 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 9 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-23. "Ward 12 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-16. 

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