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
QuadrantNE
Ward5
Established1977
Annexed1961
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorHarnirjodh Singh Chahal
Area
 • Total2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi)
Elevation
1,090 m (3,580 ft)
Population
(2006)[2]
 • Total11,000
 • Average Income
$59,074
WebsiteTemple Community Association
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 neighbourhood.[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. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Temple Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-14.
  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 5 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-14.

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