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Falconridge, Calgary

Falconridge
Neighbourhood
Falconridge is located in Calgary
Falconridge
Falconridge
Location of Falconridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°06′19″N 113°56′43″W / 51.10528°N 113.94528°W / 51.10528; -113.94528
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNE
Ward5
Established1979
Annexed1961
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorHarnirjodh Singh Chahal
Area
 • Total2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total10,229
 • Average Income
$48,512
WebsiteFalconridge Community Association

Falconridge is a residential neighbourhood in the northeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Falconridge Boulevard and 44 Street E to the west, 64 Avenue N to the north, 68 Street E to the east and McKnight Boulevard to the south.

The area was part of the Municipal District of Rocky View until it was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961. Falconridge was established in 1979. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Falconridge had a population of 10,381 living in 3,478 dwellings, a 3.4% increase from its 2011 population of 10,043.[3] With a land area of 2.2 km2 (0.85 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,720/km2 (12,220/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $48,512 in 2000, and there were 24.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 32% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 6.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 33% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education

The community is served by Falconridge Elementary, Grant MacEwan Elementary, O. S. Geiger Elementary and Terry Fox Junior High public schools, as well as by John XXIII Elementary & Junior High, Bishop McNally High School and John Paul II Elementary School (Catholic).

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Falconridge Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-13.
  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 3 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-13.

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