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Highland Park, Calgary

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Country  Canada
Quadrant  NW
Established  1946
Area  170 ha
Local time  Saturday 5:20 AM
City  Calgary
Ward  4
Annexed  1910
Province  Alberta
Population  3,496 (2006)
Highland Park, Calgary
Weather  -21°C, Wind SE at 5 km/h, 82% Humidity
Restaurants  Reas Italian Cucina, Gordo's Pizza, Franca's Italian Specialtie, Africana BBQ Curries D, Monty's Crab Shack

Highland Park is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by Edmonton Trail, to the south by 32 Avenue N and to the west by 4 Street W. Confederation Park and Nose Hill Park are located in close proximity. The Queens Park Cemetery occupies the south-western corner of the neighbourhood, and the Highland golf course is developed in the north.

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Map of Highland Park, Calgary, AB, Canada

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1910 and Highland Park was established in 1946. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 4 councillor.

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Highland Park had a population of 7003379200000000000♠3,792 living in 7003212300000000000♠2,123 dwellings, a 7.1% increase from its 2011 population of 7003353900000000000♠3,539. With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,710/km2 (7,020/sq mi) in 2012.

Residents in this community had a median household income of $37,766 in 2000, and there were 23.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 13.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 48.7% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 64% of the housing was used for renting.

Queens Park Village

Queens Park Village is a small community that borders the Queens Park Cemetery, in the southeast corner of Highland Park.

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Queens Park Village had a population of 7002415000000000000♠415 living in 7002188000000000000♠188 dwellings, a 3.8% increase from its 2011 population of 7002400000000000000♠400. With a land area of 0.6 km2 (0.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 690/km2 (1,790/sq mi) in 2012.

Residents in this community had a median household income of $53,040 in 2000, and there were 20.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. Most of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 100% of the housing was used for renting.

Education

The community is served by Buchanan Elementary School and James Fowler High public schools.

References

Highland Park, Calgary Wikipedia


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