Fairview, Calgary

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Fairview
Neighbourhood
Fairview is located in Calgary
Fairview
Fairview
Location of Fairview in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°59′06″N 114°03′38″W / 50.98500°N 114.06056°W / 50.98500; -114.06056Coordinates: 50°59′06″N 114°03′38″W / 50.98500°N 114.06056°W / 50.98500; -114.06056
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 9
Established 1959
Annexed 1956
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Gian-Carlo Carra
Area
 • Total 2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation 1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 3,660
 • Average Income $54,116
Website Fairview Community Association

Fairview is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Glenmore Trail and 66 Avenue S, to the east by Blackfoot Trail, to the south by Heritage Drive and to the west by Macleod Trail. Fairmont Drive bisects the neighbourhood from north to south and Chinook Centre is located north-west from the community.

Fairview was annexed by Calgary in 1956. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 9 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Fairview had a population of 3,623 living in 1,606 dwellings, a 2% increase from its 2011 population of 3,552.[3] With a land area of 1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,790/km2 (7,220/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $54,116 in 2000, and there were 17.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 17.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 18.9% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 27.9% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Fairview Bilingual Elementary & Junior High public school as well as by the West Island College (private).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Fairview Community Statistics". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 
  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 2007-05-17. 

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