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Royal Oak, Calgary

Royal Oak
Neighbourhood
Royal Oak is located in Calgary
Royal Oak
Royal Oak
Location of Royal Oak in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°08′36″N 114°13′25″W / 51.14333°N 114.22361°W / 51.14333; -114.22361
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNW
Ward2
Established1998
Annexed1989
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJoe Magliocca
Area
 • Total5.7 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,260 m (4,130 ft)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • Total11,650
 • Average Income
$110,906
WebsiteRoyal Oak Community Association

Royal Oak is a residential neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located close to the northwestern edge of the city and is bounded to the north by Country Hills Boulevard, to the east by Stoney Trail, to the south by Crowchild Trail and to the west by Rocky Ridge Road. Royal Oak is located near Rocky Ridge, Calgary

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1989 (from the Municipal District of Rocky View), and Royal Oak was established in 1998. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 2 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2014 municipal census, Royal Oak had a population of 11,650 living in 4,011 dwellings, a 6.1% increase from its 2011 population of 10,979.[3] With a land area of 3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,130/km2 (8,100/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $110,906 in 2010, and there were no low income residents living in the neighborhood.[5] As of 2011, 32% of the residents were immigrants.

Education

The Calgary Board of Education opened the Royal Oak School in September 2010. The school accommodates Kindergarten to Grade 3 students residing in Royal Oak and Rocky Ridge.

William D. Pratt School, a new middle school located near Royal Oak School, opened in 2016 serving students in grades 4–9 residing in Royal Oak and Rocky Ridge. It is named for Bill Pratt a longtime Calgary contracting general manager, who was chair of the Calgary Olympics, co-founder of the Canada Trail, and member of both the Olympic Order and the Order of Canada.

Students in grades 10–12 from Royal Oak are served by Robert Thirsk High School in Arbour Lake, as well as St. Francis High School in Brentwood for students in the Catholic school system.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ City of Calgary (2006). "Royal Oak Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-17.
  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 1 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-17.

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