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Edgemont, Calgary

Edgemont
Neighbourhood streets and roads
Edgemont is located in Calgary
Edgemont
Edgemont
Location of Edgemont in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°07′31″N 114°09′02″W / 51.12528°N 114.15056°W / 51.12528; -114.15056
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuarantNW
Ward4
Established1978
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorSean Chu
Area
 • Total6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,195 m (3,921 ft)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total15,986
 • Average Income
$88,442
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
Area code(s)+1-403
WebsiteEdgemont Community Association

Edgemont is a residential neighbourhood in northwest Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is located north of the community of Dalhousie. It is also bounded by John Laurie Boulevard to the south, Sarcee Trail to the west, Country Hills Boulevard to the north,and Shaganappi Trail to the east.

Much of Edgemont is a northwest extension of Nose Hill, as evidenced by the steep escarpments at the southeast end of the community. The elevated position of Edgemont (1245m at its highest) provides views of the city to the south and the Rocky Mountains to the west.

The community began development in 1978, and was recently completed. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 4 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Edgemont had a population of 15,898 living in 5,421 dwellings, a 1.1% decrease from its 2011 population of 16,082.[3] With a land area of 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,409/km2 (6,240/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

According to statistics from 2000, residents in this community had a median household income of $88,442, and there was 8.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 33.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 5.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 11.1% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Edgemont is divided in subareas: from oldest to newest, the subareas are Edgemont Estates, Edgedale, Edenwold, Edgepark, Edgevalley, Edgebrook, and Edgeridge.

Education

As of 2010, there were three schools in the district: Edgemont Elementary School; Tom Baines Junior High School (public system); and Mother Mary Greene Elementary School in (Catholic). Students in Edgemont continue onto Sir Winston Churchill High School in the public system, or St. Francis High School in the Catholic system.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Edgemont Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-10.[permanent dead link]
  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 March 28, 2018.
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 2 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-10.[permanent dead link]

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External links

  1. ^ "City of Calgary 2015 Civic Census Results". 2015 Civic Census Results. City of Calgary. Retrieved September 14, 2015.