Shaganappi Community Association
The community contains a playground, an ice rink, tennis courts, tobogganing hills, a community hall, a baseball diamond, and a coulee. The coulee is a natural area that houses a spring, brush, a dirt bridge, as well as flora and fauna. It was a former campsite for Cree and Blackfoot. The community hall is used for vintage car club meetings, a wine tasting organization meetings, karate classes, arts and crafts programs, and Boy Scouts and Girl Guide meetings. The community association also puts on an annual winter festival.
Shaganappi Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Shaganappi had a population of 1,553 living in 862 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from its 2011 population of 1,459. With a land area of 1.5 km2 (0.58 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,040/km2 (2,680/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $36,368 in 2000, and there were 19.5% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 10.6% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 27.3% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 52.8% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.