Wildwood is an established neighbourhood in the Southwest quadrant of
Calgary, Alberta. It was developed in the 1950s on a plateau to the south to the
Bow River valley, and is primarily composed of single-detached bungalows on
wide lots with rear laneways.
Wildwood is bounded on the north by Edworthy Park, a significant natural area
park in Calgary, and the Bow River. It borders the neighbourhood of Spruce Cliff
on the east side at 38th Avenue SW, and is limited on the south side by Bow
Trail, a (soon to be) six-lane expressway.
It is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 6 Alderman Joe Connelly.
Between 2006 and 2009, Bow Trail is being widened to accommodate more
In 2006 the neighbourhood had a population of 2,621. Residents in this
community had a median household income of $74,415 in 2000, and there were
9.9% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 13.4% of the
residents were immigrants. A proportion of 0.9% of the buildings were
condominiums or apartments, and 10.7% of the housing was used for renting.