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Palliser, Calgary

Palliser
Neighbourhood
Palliser is located in Calgary
Palliser
Palliser
Location of Palliser in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°57′53″N 114°06′37″W / 50.96472°N 114.11028°W / 50.96472; -114.11028
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSW
Ward11
Established1967
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJeromy Farkas
Area
 • Total1.0 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation
1,095 m (3,593 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total3,319
 • Average Income
$57,603
WebsitePalliser Community Association

Palliser is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by 90 Ave SW, to the east by 19 Street SW, to the south by Southland Drive SW and to the west by 24 Street SW. The Tom Brook Athletic Park is located within the neighbourhood.

Named after John Palliser, an early explorer and geographer of western Canada, the neighbourhood was established in 1967. Until 1991 it included the community of Pump Hill. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Palliser had a population of 3,293 living in 1,707 dwellings, a -0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 3,301.[3] With a land area of 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,300/km2 (9,000/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $57,603 in 2000, and there were 7.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 20.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 40.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 36.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education

The community is served by Nellie McClung Elementary School and John Ware Junior High School as well as by St. Benedict Elementary School, a separate school. Nellie McClung Elementary has a GATE program.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Palliser Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-11.
  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 2007-05-11.

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