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Beddington Heights, Calgary

Beddington Heights
Neighbourhood
Beddington Heights is located in Calgary
Beddington Heights
Beddington Heights
Location of Beddington Heights in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°07′39″N 114°04′37″W / 51.12750°N 114.07694°W / 51.12750; -114.07694
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNW
Ward4
Established1979
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorSean Chu
Area
 • Total8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,120 m (3,670 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total11,926
 • Average Income
$56,881
WebsiteBeddington Heights Community Association

Beddington Heights is an established suburban neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The community is bounded by Berkshire Boulevard to the north, Beddington Trail to the east, Beddington Boulevard to the south and 14th Street W to the west.

Beddington Heights is located in Ward 4.[2]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Beddington Heights had a population of 11,585 living in 4,348 dwellings, a 1.1% increase from its 2011 population of 11,457.[3] With a land area of 3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,620/km2 (9,380/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $56,881 in 2000, and there were 14.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 27.5% of the residents were immigrants, and few of the buildings (1.9%) were condominiums or apartments, and 21.4% were used for renting.[2]

History

The community was originally named after the village of Beddington in Surrey, England, and began as a Canadian Pacific Railway station.[6] The establishment of the neighbourhood of Beddington Heights occurred in 1979.

Education

In 2007, there were two schools in the district:

  • Beddington Heights Elementary School - Public
  • St. Bede Elementary School - Separate

Shopping

Beddington Heights contains a concentrated commercial area along Centre Street, hosting Calgary Co-op, Safeway, and various other small shops.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c City of Calgary (2006). "Beddington Heights Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-05-08.
  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 11 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-08.
  6. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 17.

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