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Somerset, Calgary

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Country  Canada
City  Calgary
Ward  13
Area  3.4 km²
Province  Alberta
Quadrant  SW
Established  1987
Population  8,393 (2006)
Somerset, Calgary
Weather  -2°C, Wind W at 6 km/h, 58% Humidity
Restaurants  Mimosa Vietname Restaurant, Plaka Greek Taverna, The Donair Place & Mediterra, Ricky's All Day Grill ‑ Shawnessy, Tom's House Of Pizza

Somerset is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the southern edge of the city, north of the Spruce Meadows Trail and east from the community of Bridlewood and west from Macleod Trail. The Spruce Meadows equestrian facility is located immediately south-west.


Map of Somerset, Calgary, AB, Canada

Somerset is a relatively new neighbourhood, being established in 1987. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 13 councillor.

The community is served by the Somerset-Bridlewood station of the C-Train LRT system (201 line).


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Somerset had a population of 7003854000000000000♠8,540 living in 7003313600000000000♠3,136 dwellings, a 1.7% increase from its 2011 population of 7003840100000000000♠8,401. With a land area of 2.3 km2 (0.89 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,710/km2 (9,620/sq mi) in 2012.

Residents in this community had a median household income of $88,150 in 2000, and there were 6.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 23.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 10.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 4.8% of the housing was used for renting.


The community is served by the Somerset School (K-4) public school, and Samuel W. Shaw School (5-9). Both of these schools are run by the Calgary Board of Education. Bishop O'Byrne High School, which is run by the Calgary Catholic School District, is also readily accessible to Somerset residents.


Somerset is served by Calgary Transit Routes 14 and 52. The [Somerset-Bridlewood] CTrain Station serves Somerset


Somerset, Calgary Wikipedia

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