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Castleridge, Calgary

Castleridge is located in Calgary
Location of Castleridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°06′29″N 113°57′34″W / 51.10806°N 113.95944°W / 51.10806; -113.95944
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorHarnirjodh Singh Chahal
 • Total1.4 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
1,090 m (3,580 ft)
 • Total6,180
 • Average Income
WebsiteCastleridge Community Association

Castleridge is a residential neighbourhood in the northeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located east of the Calgary International Airport and is bounded by 64 Avenue NE to the north, Métis Trail to the west, McKnight Boulevard to the south and Falconridge Boulevard to the east.

Castleridge was established in 1980 on land transferred from the Municipal District of Rocky View to the city in 1961. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

In 2008 the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community opened Baitun Nur, the largest mosque in Canada, in Castleridge.[3]


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Castleridge had a population of 6,096 living in 1,954 dwellings, a 0% increase from its 2011 population of 6,098.[4] With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 5,080/km2 (13,200/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $57,923 in 2000, and there were 19.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 34.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 24.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Castleridge Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-11.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Morton, Graeme (2008-07-06). "Canada's largest mosque opens in Calgary". Calgary Herald. Canwest. Retrieved 2008-07-12.
  4. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  5. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 3 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-11.[permanent dead link]

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