At a glance

Quadrant: NW/SW
Households: 33,765
Total contacts to 211* for basic needs: 444


  • Bowness
  • Crestmont
  • Greenwood/Greenbriar
  • Haskayne
  • Rocky Ridge
  • Royal Oak
  • Royal Vista
  • Scenic Acres
  • Silver Springs
  • Tuscany
  • Varsity
  • Valley Ridge

Low income demographics (percentage of people within the age group)


Ages 0-17


Ages 18-64


Ages 65+

Income Inequality

Statistics by category


Residents from this ward shared the following ideas to help eliminate poverty from their community in 2021:

  • Increase public education about the experiences of poverty
  • More funding from the city for “backbone services” and hire local community activators
  • A shared space for artisans and tool- lending programs
  • More supports for affordable and accessible childcare
  • More appropriate cultural supports in the community
  • More supports for seniors aging in place
  • Increase measures to create food security
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Ward 2 is located in northwest Calgary and includes the following communities:

Ambleton, Arbour Lake, Citadel, Evanston, Glacier Ridge, Hamptons, Hawkwood, Kincora, Nolan Hill, Ranchlands, Sage Hill. Sherwood, Simons Valley Ranch

Poverty Profiles