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Deer Ridge, Calgary

Deer Ridge
Neighbourhood
Deer Ridge is located in Calgary
Deer Ridge
Deer Ridge
Location of Deer Ridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°55′35″N 114°00′51″W / 50.92639°N 114.01417°W / 50.92639; -114.01417
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSE
Ward14
Established1978
Annexed1961
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorPeter Demong
Area
 • Total2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,020 m (3,350 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total4,344
 • Average Income
$59,149
WebsiteDeer Ridge Community Association

Deer Ridge is a residential neighbourhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located in the Bow River valley, and is bounded to the north by Canyon Meadows Drive, to the east by Deercliff Road and the Bow River, to the south by Deerfield Circle and the community of Deer Run and to the west by Bow Bottom Trail. Fish Creek Provincial Park is located immediately east.

The land was annexed into the City of Calgary in 1961, and Deer Ridge was established in 1978.[3] It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 14 councillor.

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Deer Ridge had a population of 4,084 living in 1,501 dwellings, a 2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 3,991.[4] With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,920/km2 (7,560/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,149 in 2000, and there were 17.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 15.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 10.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 36% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education

The community is served by Don Bosco Elementary & Junior High school.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Deer Ridge Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-16.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Calgary Communities (2007). "Deer Ridge Community Association". Archived from the original on 2007-04-25. Retrieved 2007-05-16.
  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 14 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-16.[permanent dead link]

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