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Willow Park, Calgary

Willow Park
Neighbourhood
Willow Park is located in Calgary
Willow Park
Willow Park
Location of Willow Park in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°57′30″N 114°03′33″W / 50.95833°N 114.05917°W / 50.95833; -114.05917
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSE
Ward14
Established1965
Annexed1956
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorPeter Demong
Area
 • Total3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Elevation
1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total5,307
 • Average Income
$63,588
WebsiteWillow Park Community Association

Willow Park is a residential neighbourhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the west by Macleod Trail, to the south by Anderson Road, to the north by Southland Drive and to the east by the community of Maple Ridge. The Willow Park golf course bisects the neighbourhood from west to east, while Fairmont Drive crosses from south to north. Southcentre Mall and Willow Park shopping village are located in the southwest corner of the neighbourhood.

It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 14 councillor.

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Willow Park had a population of 5,229 living in 2,282 dwellings, a -1.5% change from its 2011 population of 5,308.[3] With a land area of 3.4 km2 (1.3 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,538/km2 (3,980/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $63,588 in 2000, and there were 10.8% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 15.4% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 9.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 18.2% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education

The community is served by Maple Ridge Elementary, Willow Park Middle School and R.T. Alderman Middle school public schools, as well as by St. William Elementary School (Catholic).

Fred Seymour Elementary School was closed in November 2006,[citation needed] but was later reopened as a French Immersion School.

Transit

Willow Park is served by Calgary Transit Bus Routes 79 and 80. The Anderson and Southland CTrain Stations serve Willow Park.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Willow Park Community Statistics" (PDF). 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 12 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-09.

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