Whitehorn, Calgary

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Whitehorn is located in Calgary
Location of Whitehorn in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°05′04″N 113°58′08″W / 51.08444°N 113.96889°W / 51.08444; -113.96889Coordinates: 51°05′04″N 113°58′08″W / 51.08444°N 113.96889°W / 51.08444; -113.96889
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1973
Annexed 1961
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Harnirjodh Singh Chahal
 • Total 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,095 m (3,593 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 11,842
 • Average Income $55,715
Postal code T1Y
Website Whitehorn Community Association

Whitehorn is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by McKnight Boulevard to the north, 52 Street NE to the east, 32 Avenue NE to the south and 36 Street NE to the west. The Peter Lougheed Centre is located south-west from the neighbourhood.

The area was annexed by the City of Calgary in 1961 and the community was established in 1973. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

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


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Whitehorn had a population of 11,852 living in 3,869 dwellings, a 2.7% increase from its 2011 population of 11,541.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,560/km2 (11,810/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $55,715 in 2000, and there were 19.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 38% of the residents were immigrants, most of Vietnamese and East Indian origin. Most buildings were single-family detached homes and semi-detached, and 23.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


The community is served by Annie Gale Junior High, Chief Justice Milvain Elementary and Colonel J. Fred Scott Elementary public schools, as well as St. Wilfrid Elementary (Catholic).

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  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Whitehorn Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-10.
  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). Retrieved 2007-05-10.

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