Bel-Aire, Calgary

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Bel-Aire is located in Calgary
Location of Bel-Aire in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°59′58″N 114°05′17″W / 50.99944°N 114.08806°W / 50.99944; -114.08806Coordinates: 50°59′58″N 114°05′17″W / 50.99944°N 114.08806°W / 50.99944; -114.08806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SW
Ward 11
Established 1960
Annexed 1954
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Brian Pincott
 • Total 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Elevation 1,090 m (3,580 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 494
 • Average Income $138,124
Website Bel-Aire Community Association

Bel-Aire is a wealthy residential neighbourhood in the south-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located east of the Glenmore Reservoir and the Elbow River and west of the community of Meadowlark Park and Chinook Center and north of the neighbourhood of Mayfair. The Calgary Country Club golf course makes up its northern boundary.

Bel-Aire was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1954 and was established as a neighbourhood in 1960. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillor.[1]


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Bel-Aire had a population of 424 living in 159 dwellings, a -5.6% increase from its 2011 population of 449.[3] With a land area of 0.3 km2 (0.12 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,410/km2 (3,700/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $138,124 in 2000, and there were no low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 13.5% of the residents were immigrants. All buildings were single-family detached homes, and none of the housing was used for renting.[2]


The community is served by the Christopher Robin private school.

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  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Bel-Aire Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-09. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). 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" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-22. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 

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