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Lincoln Park, Calgary

Lincoln Park
Neighbourhood
Lincoln Park is located in Calgary
Lincoln Park
Lincoln Park
Location of Lincoln Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°00′41″N 114°08′16″W / 51.01139°N 114.13778°W / 51.01139; -114.13778
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSW
Ward11
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJeromy Farkas
Elevation
1,130 m (3,710 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total2,425
 • Average Income
$30,411
Postal code

Lincoln Park is a neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta located north of Glenmore Trail and west of Crowchild Trail. Notable landmarks in the neighbourhood include Mount Royal University and the ATCO Industrial Park. The neighbourhood is located on the section of the former Canadian Forces Base Calgary that during World War II was a Royal Canadian Air Force airfield; the name of the district derives from a small area of military housing located between 54th Avenue S.W. and Glenmore Trail which was reserved for United States Air Force members stationed at the airfield during World War II.

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Lincoln Park had a population of 2,505 living in 1,413 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 2,501.[3] With a land area of 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,670/km2 (4,330/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $30,411 in 2000, and there were 28.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 18.8% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 62.7% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 62.7% of the buildings was rented.[2] The residential sector is made up completely of rental housing.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Lincoln Park Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-08.
  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 11 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2007-05-08.
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2006). "Lincoln Park CFB Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-13.