Temple, Calgary

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Temple
Neighbourhood
Temple is located in Calgary
Temple
Temple
Location of Temple in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°05′20″N 113°56′49″W / 51.08889°N 113.94694°W / 51.08889; -113.94694Coordinates: 51°05′20″N 113°56′49″W / 51.08889°N 113.94694°W / 51.08889; -113.94694
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant NE
Ward 5
Established 1977
Annexed 1961
Government[1]
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Ray Jones
Area
 • Total 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,090 m (3,580 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 11,000
 • Average Income $59,074
Website Community Association website

Temple is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by 68 Street E, to the south by 32 Avenue N and to the west by 52 Street E.

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961 and the neighbourhood (then named "The Properties" was established and development begun in 1977. "The Properties" were subsequently divided into Temple, Pineridge, Rundle and Whitehorn. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Temple had a population of 10,894 living in 3,648 dwellings, a 3% increase from its 2011 population of 10,580.[3] With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,190/km2 (10,850/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,074 in 2000, and there were 18.7% low income residents living in the neighborhood.[5] As of 2000, 30% of the residents were immigrants, predominantly of East Indian origin. A proportion of 5.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 22.6% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education[edit]

The community is served by Annie Foote Elementary and Guy Weadick Elementary public schools, as well as by St. Thomas More Elementary and Father Scollen Elementary & Junior High (catholic).

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). "Temple 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 5 Profile". Retrieved 2007-05-14. 

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