Dalhousie Community Background
The community of Dalhousie is located in Calgary’s northwest. It is bordered by John Laurie Boulevard in the North, Shaganappi Trail in the East, Crowchild Trail in the South and Sarcee Trail in the West. Dalhousie is south of Nose Hill Park, to which residents have easy access through the city’s pathway system. The Dalhousie area was annexed by the city in 1961 and developed in 1967. It is close to regional shopping centres as well as the University of Calgary and SAIT. There are both public and separate schools in the area.
Dalhousie Community Association
5432 Dalhart Rd NW
Calgary, AB - T3A 1V6
Dalhousie is home to an extremely active community centre. For the preschool set, the centre houses a playgroup cooperative, a playschool, a kindergarten and a Kindermusik program. For older children, the centre has regular girl guides and boy scout meetings, as well as offering volleyball, soccer (indoor and outdoor), karate, dancing, fencing, kung fu, Kumon math, babysitting courses, skiing and snowboarding instruction, and a youth group. For adults, the centre offers parent effectiveness courses, folk art, keyboarding, country dancing tai chi, skiing, snowboarding and yoga instruction. Along with these numerous classes, the centre also hosts a number of special events each year. The popular Diner’s Club hosts a number of themed dinners, and there is an annual Seniors Christmas tea and social, Winterfest Celebration, Stampede breakfast, Lobsterfest, craft fairs, art sales and used toy and clothes sale. With such a diversity of programs, Dalhousie truly offers something for everyone.
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Dalhousie Community Elected Officials
Dalhousie is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 7 Dalhousie is also a part of the Calgary Varsity Provincial Electoral District.
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Dalhousie Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Dalhousie had a population of 9,085 living in 3,739 dwellings, a 1.9% increase from its 2011 population of 8,917. With a land area of 3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,750/km2 (7,130/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,298 in 2000, and there were 17.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 24.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 25.1% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 26.8% were used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.