Royal Oak, Calgary

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Royal Oak
Royal Oak is located in Calgary
Royal Oak
Royal Oak
Location of Royal Oak in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°08′36″N 114°13′25″W / 51.14333°N 114.22361°W / 51.14333; -114.22361Coordinates: 51°08′36″N 114°13′25″W / 51.14333°N 114.22361°W / 51.14333; -114.22361
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NW
Ward 2
Established 1998
Annexed 1989
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Joe Magliocca
 • Total 5.7 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,260 m (4,130 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 7,057
 • Average Income $100,273
Website Royal Oak Community Association

Royal Oak is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located close to the north-western edge of the city and is bounded to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, to the east by Stoney Trail, to the south by Crowchild Trail and to the west by Rocky Ridge Road. Royal Oak is located near Rocky Ridge, Calgary

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1989 (from the Municipal District of Rocky View), and Royal Oak was established in 1998. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 2 councillor.[1]


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Royal Oak had a population of 11,252 living in 3,940 dwellings, a 2.5% increase from its 2011 population of 10,979.[3] With a land area of 3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,130/km2 (8,100/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $100,273 in 2000, and there were no low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 17.2% of the residents were immigrants. All buildings were single-family detached homes, and 4.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2] Since then, several townhouse and apartment complexes have been established.


The Calgary Board of Education opened the Royal Oak School in September 2010. The school accommodates Kindergarten to Grade 3 students residing in Royal Oak and Rocky Ridge.

William D. Pratt School, a new middle school located near Royal Oak School, opened in 2016 serving students in grades 4-9 residing in Royal Oak and Rocky Ridge.

Students in grades 10-12 from Royal Oak are served by Robert Thirsk High School in Arbour Lake, as well as St. Francis High School in Brentwood for students in the Catholic school system.

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  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Royal Oak Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-17. 
  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 1 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-17. 

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