Westgate Community Association
Westgate community association has ample green space, and also has an excellent relationship with neighbouring Rosscarrok community. The two regularly use each others fields for sporting events. The community has a paved outdoor skating rink as well as a playground. The community centre houses a variety of activities, such as Boy Scouts, Girl Guides, an exercise class, a church group, and bridge teams. Outside, t-ball, soccer and teen pick up baseball are popular. The community association is also affiliated with Tri-West Soccer and Trails West hockey. Westgate also sponsors a number of special events, including June sports day, a Christmas craft sale and a Winter festival.
Westgate Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Westgate had a population of 3,172 living in 1,334 dwellings, a 2.3% increase from its 2011 population of 3,101. With a land area of 1.2 km2 (0.46 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,640/km2 (6,850/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $54,309 in 2000, and there were 10.4% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 14.2% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 14.6% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 24.3% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.