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Capitol Hill, Calgary

Capitol Hill
Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill is located in Calgary
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill
Location of Capitol Hill in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°04′14″N 114°05′41″W / 51.07056°N 114.09472°W / 51.07056; -114.09472
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNW
Ward7
Established1948
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorDruh Farrell
Elevation
1,090 m (3,580 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total4,044
 • Average Income
$38,670
WebsiteCapitol Hill Community

Capitol Hill is a residential neighbourhood in the northwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It is located immediately north of the Trans-Canada Highway, and is bisected by 14th Street West. The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the North Hill shopping center are located south of the community. To the north it is bounded by the Confederation Park.

Capitol Hill was established in 1948, but contains buildings as old as 1910. Most of the community was built in the 1950s. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Capitol Hill had a population of 4,015 living in 2,291 dwellings, a 0.3% increase from its 2011 population of 4,003.[3] With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,870/km2 (7,430/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $38,670 in 2000, and there were 25.8% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 17.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 46.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 59.8% of the housing was used for renting.[2] Many students of close-by Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and University of Calgary reside here.

Education

The Capitol Hill Elementary public school and the St. Pius Bilingual Elementary School (a Catholic school) are located in the community.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Capitol Hill 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 7 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-09.[permanent dead link]

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