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Highland Park, Calgary

Highland Park
Neighbourhood
Highland Park is located in Calgary
Highland Park
Highland Park
Location of Highland Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°05′14″N 114°03′55″W / 51.08722°N 114.06528°W / 51.08722; -114.06528
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNW
Ward4
Established1946
Annexed1910
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorSean Chu
Area
 • Total1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation
1,075 m (3,527 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total3,496
 • Average Income
$37,766
WebsiteHighland Park Community Association

Highland Park is a residential neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by Edmonton Trail, to the south by 32 Avenue N and to the west by 4 Street W. Confederation Park and Nose Hill Park are located in close proximity. The Queens Park Cemetery occupies the southwestern corner of the neighbourhood, and the Highland golf course is developed in the north.

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1910 and Highland Park was established in 1946. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 4 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Highland Park had a population of 3,792 living in 2,123 dwellings, a 7.1% increase from its 2011 population of 3,539.[3] With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,710/km2 (7,020/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $37,766 in 2000, and there were 23.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 13.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 48.7% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 64% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Queens Park Village

Queens Park Village is a small community that borders the Queens Park Cemetery, in the southeast corner of Highland Park.

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Queens Park Village had a population of 415 living in 188 dwellings, a 3.8% increase from its 2011 population of 400.[3] With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 690/km2 (1,790/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $53,040 in 2000, and there were 20.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] Most of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 100% of the housing was used for renting.[6]

Education

The community is served by Buchanan Elementary School and James Fowler High public schools.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Highland Park Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-16.[permanent dead link]
  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. ^ a b City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 4 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-16.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2006). "Queens Park Village Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-17.[permanent dead link]

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