Renfrew Community Newsletter
Renfrew residents are actively engaged in their community and keeping them informed is our top-priority. Renfrew Reflections is the official community newsletter, and covers community news and is published monthly to keep content current and relevant. Delivered to every household, apartment, and business, every resident is acquainted with the community’s most important information.
Renfrew Community Association
The Renfrew Community Centre is literally at the centre of the community, and offers a variety of programs and services to enhance our neighbourhood life. Many social opportunities help residents get to know each other and to continue to foster the “small town” feel that has made Renfrew a cozy and comfortable community for over 60 years. As well, there are ongoing opportunities for residents to become involved in the decision-making processes that shape our community and to voice concerns and bring forth new ideas. We are a friendly and forward-thinking community that values residents, local businesses, sustainable and attractive development and, at the centre of it all, a sense of community.
Renfrew Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Renfrew had a population of 5,846 living in 3,231 dwellings, a 3.1% increase from its 2011 population of 5,669. With a land area of 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,170/km2 (5,610/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $47,692 in 2000, and there were 15.6% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 18.4% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 38.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 40.9% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.