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Red Carpet, Calgary

Red Carpet
Red Carpet is located in Calgary
Red Carpet
Red Carpet
Location of Red Carpet in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′26″N 113°56′22″W / 51.04056°N 113.93944°W / 51.04056; -113.93944
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorGian-Carlo Carra
 • Total0.5 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
1,055 m (3,461 ft)
 • Total1,765
 • Average Income
WebsiteRed Carpet Community Association

Red Carpet is a community in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the eastern edge of the city, between the CN tracks, 17 Avenue SE and 68 Street SE. Elliston Park and Elliston Lake, the site of GlobalFest fireworks, are located immediately south of the community.

Condominiums in Red Carpet overlooking Elliston Park


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Red Carpet had a population of 1,555 living in 917 dwellings, a -4.6% increase from its 2011 population of 1,630.[3] With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,590/km2 (6,700/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $37,565 in 2000, and there were 25.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 8% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 27.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, with the remainder (72.5%) being mobile homes, and 28.9% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Red Carpet Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-09.
  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 9 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-09.

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