Dover, Calgary

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Dover
Neighbourhood
Dover is located in Calgary
Dover
Dover
Location of Dover in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°01′10″N 113°59′29″W / 51.01944°N 113.99139°W / 51.01944; -113.99139Coordinates: 51°01′10″N 113°59′29″W / 51.01944°N 113.99139°W / 51.01944; -113.99139
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 9
Established 1971
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra
Elevation 1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 10,444
 • Average Income $43,875
Postal code T2B
Website Dover Community Association

Dover is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 26 Avenue S to the north, Peigan Trail to the south, 24 Street and Deerfoot trail to the west and 36 Street E to the east. The Inglewood golf course, developed in the Bow River valley, borders the community to the west.

Aerial view of Dover

The area was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961, and Dover was established in 1971. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 9 councillor.

The postal code in this area is T2B.

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Dover had a population of 10,474 living in 4,722 dwellings, a 1.7% increase from its 2011 population of 10,302.[3] With a land area of 4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,494/km2 (6,460/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $43,875 in 2000, and there were 23.9% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 15.5% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 29.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 32.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Ian Bazalgette Junior High, Forest Lawn Senior High, Valley View Elementary and West Dover Elementary public schools as well as by Holy Cross Elementary & Junior High and Blessed Damien Elementary (catholic schools).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Dover Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 
  3. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results". City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 9 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 

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