Somerset Community Background
Somerset is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. Somerset is a relatively new neighbourhood, being established in 1995. 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. The community is served by the Somerset-Bridlewood station of the C-Train LRT system.
Somerset Bridlewood Community Association
Box 69056, RPO Bridlewood SW
The Somerset and Bridlewood community association currently lacks a community center but remains active in programming. The grand historic Shawnessey Barn is used for community dances. The community also enjoys an excellent relationship with nearby Spruce Meadows and often makes use of their facilities for special events such as Canada Day celebrations. The community is also closely tiers with neighboring Midnapore, where children can register for sports. Also in Midnapore is the new South Fish Creek recreation center, which offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Baseball diamonds and a waterpark can also be found in Somerset. The community association also works to address issues such as traffic concerns and is a member of the South Fish Creek Transportation Action Committee.
Somerset Bridlewood Community Newsletter
Your Somerset Bridlewood is a free glossy covered community newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Somerset Bridlewood. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, Your Somerset Bridlewood community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 7,900 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
Somerset Community Social Media Updates
Somerset Community Elected Officials
Somerset is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 13 Somerset is also a part of the Calgary-Shaw Provincial Electoral District.
Somerset Community Real Estate Statistics
Somerset Active Listings
Somerset Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Somerset had a population of 8,540 living in 3,136 dwellings, a 1.7% increase from its 2011 population of 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 neighborhood.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. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.
Somerset Community Babysitters
Somerset Community Map – Southwest Calgary
Somerset is home to the following schools.
|Bishop O'Byrne High School||(403) 500-2103||333 Shawville Boulevard Southeast #500|
|Learning Experience||(403) 256-1417||10-17107 James McKevitt Rd SW|