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Country Hills, Calgary

Country Hills
Neighbourhood
Country Hills is located in Calgary
Country Hills
Country Hills
Location of Country Hills in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°08′37″N 114°04′20″W / 51.14361°N 114.07222°W / 51.14361; -114.07222
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNW
Ward3
Established1990
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorSean Chu
Elevation
1,105 m (3,625 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total3,705
 • Average Income
$70,237
WebsiteCountry Hills Community Association

Country Hills is a residential neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by the Country Hills Boulevard, to the south by Beddington Trail, and to the east by Harvest Hills Boulevard. To the southwest, it is bordered by the Country Hills golf course and the West Nose Creek. The new community of Country Hills Village is located in the northeast of the neighbourhood. Country hills is a generally calm and quiet area.

Country Hills was established in 1990. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 3 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Country Hills had a population of 3,728 living in 1,426 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 3,720.[3] With a land area of 1.9 km2 (0.73 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,960/km2 (5,080/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4] Also in the 2012 municipal census, Country Hills Village had a population of 2,615 living in 1,467 dwellings, an 11.7% increase from its 2011 population of 2,342.[3] With a land area of 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,600/km2 (7,000/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $70,237 in 2000, and there were 7.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 18.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 9.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 6.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2] Country Hills Library serves this community. It is located at 11950 Country Village Link N.E. in VIVO. (Formerly Cardel Place.)

The future Green line LRT will serve the area with a station set to be built at 96th Ave N[6] that has been planned for over 15 years,[7] and also at the current Northpointe bus terminal[8]. A airport lrt link is also planned to built that would connect the 96th ave station with the Airport and the future 88th ave station on the Blue line LRT in Savanna.[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Country Hills Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-10.
  3. ^ a b c d "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 3 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-10.
  6. ^ [www.calgary.ca]
  7. ^ [calgaryherald.com]
  8. ^ [www.calgary.ca]
  9. ^ [www.calgary.ca]

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