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Rundle, Calgary

Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°58′12″W / 51.07417°N 113.97000°W / 51.07417; -113.97000
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Rundle is located in Calgary
Location of Rundle in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°58′12″W / 51.07417°N 113.97000°W / 51.07417; -113.97000
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
 • MayorJyoti Gondek
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorAndre Chabot
 • Total2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
1,085 m (3,560 ft)
 • Total11,246
 • Average Income
Postal code
WebsiteRundle Community Association

Rundle is a residential neighbourhood in the northeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 32 Avenue NE to the north, 16 Avenue NE (Trans-Canada Highway) to the south, 52 Street NE to the east and 36 Street NE to the west. The Sunridge Mall is located immediately west of the neighbourhood. Rundle is home to a large Lebanese group.

Rundle was established in 1973 and was named after Robert Terrill Rundle, a missionary who worked in Western Canada in the mid-19th century. (Rundle is actually one of four communities built in the 1970s in NE Calgary. These four communities together are known as "The Properties", and all four were named after nearby mountains: Mounts Rundle, Pineridge, Whitehorn and Temple). It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 10 councillor.[1]

The community is served by the Rundle station of the C-Train LRT system. The postal code in this area is T1Y.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Rundle had a population of 11,258 living in 3,836 dwellings, a 2.1% increase from its 2011 population of 11,029.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,330/km2 (11,210/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $51,619 in 2000, and there were 24.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 32.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 1.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 27.3% of the housing was used for renting.[2] There is a significant Arab and Muslim, particularly Lebanese population in this neighbourhood.


The community is served by Rundle Elementary, Cecil Swanson Elementary, Dr. Gordon Higgins Junior High public schools and by St. Rupert Elementary and St. Rose of Lima Elementary and Junior High Catholic schools. The designated high school is Lester B Pearson High School.

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  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Rundle Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-14.
  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 5 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-14.

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