Sunalta with downtown Calgary in background
|• Mayor||Naheed Nenshi|
|• Administrative body||Calgary City Council|
|• Councillor||Evan Woolley|
|Elevation||1,055 m (3,461 ft)|
|• Average Income||$32,409|
It is located in the inner city, southwest of downtown Calgary, south of the Bow River, and both east and north of the community of Scarboro. It contains a balanced mix of single-family detached home, condominium and apartment buildings.
It is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 8 councillor Evan Woolley , on a provincial level by Calgary-Currie MLA Nicholas Milliken, and at federal level by Calgary Centre MP Greg McLean.
In the City of Calgary's 2019 municipal census, Sunalta had a population of 3,239 living in 2,165 dwellings. 
In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Sunalta had a population of 3,314 living in 2,130 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from its 2011 population of 3,116. With a land area of 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,680/km2 (9,500/sq mi) in 2012.
Sunalta is a mixed income neighbourhood, with the median household income of $32,409 (2000), and 30.1% low-income residents. As of 2000, 21.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 85.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 83% of the housing was used for renting.
The community is served by Sunalta Elementary public school and Sacred Heart Elementary school (also publicly funded.)