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Richmond, Calgary

Richmond is located in Calgary
Location of Richmond in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°01′53″N 114°06′48″W / 51.03139°N 114.11333°W / 51.03139; -114.11333
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorEvan Woolley
 • Total1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
1,105 m (3,625 ft)
 • Total3,892
 • Average Income
WebsiteRichmond Community Association

Richmond is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta.

It is located on both sides of the Crowchild Trail, south of 17th Avenue SW.[3] It was the location of Alberta Children's Hospital until 2007, when the new facility was opened in the northwest quadrant. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.[4]

Richmond was established in 1950. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 8 councillor,[1] on a provincial level by Calgary-Currie MLA Brian Malkinson, and is currently represented at the federal level by Calgary Centre MP Kent Hehr.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Richmond had a population of 4,229 living in 2,259 dwellings, a 2.8% increase from its 2011 population of 4,113.[5] With a land area of 1.8 km2 (0.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,350/km2 (6,090/sq mi) in 2012.[5][6]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $49,954, and there were 17.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[7] Most buildings are single-family detached home (48.3%).[2]


The community is served by Richmond Elementary and Chinook College for Continuing Education public schools, as well as various private schools.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Richmond Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-07-05.
  3. ^ City of Calgary (2003). "Community Map" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2003-10-06. Retrieved 2007-05-07.
  4. ^ City of Calgary Planning (2005). "Richmond Area Redevelopment Plan" (PDF). Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  5. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  7. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 8 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2007-05-05.

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