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Pineridge, Calgary

Pineridge
Neighbourhood
Pineridge is located in Calgary
Pineridge
Pineridge
Location of Pineridge in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′27″N 113°56′48″W / 51.07417°N 113.94667°W / 51.07417; -113.94667
CountryCanada
Province Alberta
CityCalgary
QuadrantNE
Ward5
Established1974
Annexed1961
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorHarnirjodh Singh Chahal
Area
 • Total2.0 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,057 m (3,468 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total9,857
 • Average Income
$49,452
WebsitePineridge Community Association

Pineridge is a neighbourhood in Northeast Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and is one of four neighbourhoods that make up what is called the Properties,[by whom?] along with Whitehorn, Temple, and Rundle. It is bordered by 32 Ave NE to the north, 52nd Street NE to the west, 16th Avenue NE (Highway 1 – the Trans Canada Highway) to the south, and 68th Street NE to the east.

History

Pineridge was established in 1974 and was developed along with the other "Properties" communities during the building boom of the mid-1970s. Prior to that time the area was a treeless prairie landscape.

The community of Pineridge is located close to Calgary's Northeast commercial and industrial areas and major transportation routes, including the Trans-Canada Highway, Barlow Trail and Memorial Drive. The Village Square Leisure Centre is situated within the community, and the city's pathway system offers recreational opportunities for local residents.

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Pineridge had a population of 9,644 living in 3,799 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 9,626.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,710/km2 (9,610/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $49,452 in 2000, and there were 17.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 29.2% of the residents were immigrants. 17.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 32.4% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Schools

Pineridge is home to the following schools:

Public transit

Pineridge is serviced by the following Calgary Transit routes (as of 1 January 2006):

  • Route 34, Pineridge
  • Route 48, Rundle
  • Route 72, Circle Route
  • Route 73, Circle Route
  • Route 66, Blackfoot Express
  • Route 90, Foothills North
  • Route 176, 52 St. Express

The nearest CTrain rapid transit station to Pineridge is Rundle Station.

Electoral districts

The Pineridge community is a part of the Calgary-Northeast federal electoral district, the Calgary Cross provincial constituency. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Pineridge Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 21 May 2007.
  3. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri). City of Calgary. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 5 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 August 2007. Retrieved 21 May 2007.

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