2016 Civic Census – Ward 12 Continues Rapid Growth

Last month The City unveiled the results from the 2016 Civic Census. Let’s take a look at some of the results and some of the highlights for Ward 12

  • Calgary’s population is 1,235,171 which is an increase of 4,256 from 2015 (an increase of 0.36%)
    • These are similar growth rates to what Calgary experienced in 2010
    • 0.36% is the lowest rate of growth Calgary has experienced in the last 26 years.

Calgary Population

  • The fastest growing community in Calgary is Mahogany which increased by 2,040 residents.
    • Two other communities in Ward 12 were in the top 6 fastest growing – Auburn Bay in 4th place grew by 1,368 residents and Copperfield in 6th place grew by 1,137 residents
  • Ward 12 now has a population of 109,384 which is an increase of 6,322 from 2015 (an increase of 6.13%)
    • Ward 12 has the highest total population increase and rate increase in all of Calgary

Ward maps

  • Ward 12 has the highest number of dogs in Calgary with 16,813
    • The next highest is Ward 14 with 12,075
  • Ward 12 also has the highest number of cats in Calgary with 6,723
    • The next highest is Ward 9 with 6,638

You can find the full census results by clicking here.