Strathcona Park, Calgary

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Strathcona Park
Neighbourhood
Strathcona Park is located in Calgary
Strathcona Park
Strathcona Park
Location of Strathcona Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′50″N 114°10′23″W / 51.04722°N 114.17306°W / 51.04722; -114.17306Coordinates: 51°02′50″N 114°10′23″W / 51.04722°N 114.17306°W / 51.04722; -114.17306
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 6
Established 1980
Annexed 1956
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Richard Pootmans
Area
 • Total 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1,185 m (3,888 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 7,270
 • Average Income $105,139
Postal code T3H
Website SCA Community Association

Strathcona Park is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Bow Trail to the north, Sarcee Trail to the east, Strathcona Drive and the community of Christie Park to the south and 85 Street W to the west. Strathcona Park lies in the center of the neighbourhood.

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956 from the Municipal District of Rocky View. Strathcona Park was established as a neighbourhood in 1980. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 6 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Strathcona Park had a population of 7,033 living in 2,436 dwellings, a -0.1% increase from its 2011 population of 7,039.[3] With a land area of 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,600/km2 (6,750/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $105,139 in 2000, and there were 9.8% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 20.5% of the residents were immigrants. All buildings were single-family detached homes, and 7.9% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Olympic Heights Elementary public school, and by John W. Costello Catholic Elementary catholic school.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Strathcona Park Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-11. 
  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 6 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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