Erlton Community Background
Erlton, established in 1906, is an inner city residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by the Elbow River to the north and west, by Spiller Road to the east and by Mission Road to the south. Macleod Trail bisects the neighbourhood from north to south. The neighbourhood is represented by the Erlton Community Association.
The community is served by the Erlton/Stampede station of the C-Train LRT system. The Talisman Centre and Lindsay Park border the community to the north, and the Stampede Grounds are located mmediately north-west.
Erlton Community Association
Suite 241, 19198-4 St. SW
Calgary, AB T2S 1W4
Erlton is Calgary’s best-kept secret and an inner-city gem. As one of the City’s founding neighbourhoods, Erlton strives to be a lifestyle-friendly and safe community where quality development is balanced with respect for our neighbours, historic character and the natural environment.
The Erlton Community Association (ECA) has an active board with seven directors, all active residents, who participate in ECA events and other initiatives in the community. The City of Calgary in the form of our Alderman and other representatives are also highly engaged.
Erlton Community Newsletter
The Elbow Scene is a free glossy covered community newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Erlton. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, The Elbow Scene community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 7,600 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
Erlton Community Elected Officials
Erlton is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 9 Erlton is also a part of the Calgary Elbow Provincial Electoral District.
Erlton Community Real Estate Statistics
Erlton Active Listings
Erlton Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Erlton had a population of 1,234 living in 742 dwellings, a 0.2% increase from its 2011 population of 1,231. With a land area of 0.5 km2 (0.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,470/km2 (6,400/sq mi) in 2012.
Residents in this community had a median household income of $67,698 in 2000, and there were 20.8% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 14.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 70.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 42% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.