Whitehorn Community Association
The Whitehorn community association offers a variety of programs to appeal to its diverse residents. Muslim groups, the Ismali 250th Scout Troop, the Immigrant Women’s Association and the East Indian Dholma Garaba Dance Troup all use the community centre as a meeting place.
The centre also hosts Girl Guide and Boy Scout meetings, as well as craft fairs, karate classes, and dances. These dances, which target Elementary and junior high students, are organized by the community’s popular youth group. The community hockey and pleasure rinks are also extremely popular among residents.
Whitehorn Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Whitehorn had a population of 11,852 living in 3,869 dwellings, a 2.7% increase from its 2011 population of 11,541. With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,560/km2 (11,810/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $55,715 in 2000, and there were 19.5% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 38% of the residents were immigrants, most of Vietnamese and East Indian origin. Most buildings were single-family detached homes and semi-detached, and 23.1% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles.