Kelvin Grove, Calgary

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Kelvin Grove
Neighbourhood
Kelvin Grove is located in Calgary
Kelvin Grove
Kelvin Grove
Location of Kelvin Grove in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°59′26″N 114°05′18″W / 50.99056°N 114.08833°W / 50.99056; -114.08833Coordinates: 50°59′26″N 114°05′18″W / 50.99056°N 114.08833°W / 50.99056; -114.08833
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 11
Established 1960
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Brian Pincott
Area
 • Total 0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 1,075 m (3,527 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 2,266
 • Average Income $52,468
Website Kelvin Grove Community Association

Kelvin Grove is a residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Glenmore Trail, to the east by Elbow Drive, to the south by 75 Avenue S and to the west by 14 Street W. The Rockyview General Hospital is located immediately west of the community.

Kelvin Grove was established as a neighbourhood in 1960. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Kelvin Grove had a population of 2,343 living in 903 dwellings, a 0.4% increase from its 2011 population of 2,334.[3] With a land area of 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,930/km2 (7,600/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $52,468 in 2000, and there were 12.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 18.5% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 53.9% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 42.7% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Chinook Park Bilingual Elementary and Henry Wise Wood Senior High public schools.

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). "Kelvin Grove 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 11 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-17. 

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