Southview, Calgary

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Southview is located in Calgary
Location of Southview in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°02′01″N 113°59′17″W / 51.03361°N 113.98806°W / 51.03361; -113.98806Coordinates: 51°02′01″N 113°59′17″W / 51.03361°N 113.98806°W / 51.03361; -113.98806
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Quadrant SE
Ward 10
Established 1950
 • Mayor Naheed Nenshi
 • Administrative body Calgary City Council
 • Councillor Andre Chabot
Elevation 1,060 m (3,480 ft)
Population (2006)[2]
 • Total 2,098
 • Average Income $44,908
Website Southview Community Association

Southview is a residential neighbourhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by 17 Avenue SE to the north, 36 Street SE to the east, 26 Avenue SE to the south and the Bow River to the west.

Southview was established in 1950, being the last community to develop inside the Greater Forest Lawn Area and is part of the International Avenue Business Revitalization Zone. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 10 councillor.


Downtown Calgary as seen from Southview

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Southview had a population of 1,900 living in 936 dwellings, a -7.9% increase from its 2011 population of 2,063.[3] With a land area of 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 1,190/km2 (3,080/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $44,908 in 2000, and there were 23.7% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 14.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 18.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 33.9% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


The community is served by the Mountain View Elementary public school.

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  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. October 21, 2013. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Southview Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-12. 
  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 9 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-12. 

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