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Crescent Heights, Calgary

Crescent Heights
Neighbourhood
Crescent Heights is located in Calgary
Crescent Heights
Crescent Heights
Location of Crescent Heights in Calgary
Coordinates: 51°03′48″N 114°03′45″W / 51.06333°N 114.06250°W / 51.06333; -114.06250
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantNE, NW
Ward7
Established1914
Annexed1911
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorDruh Farrell
Area
 • Total1.63 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
Elevation
1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Population
 (2006)[3]
 • Total6,082
 • Density3,731.3/km2 (9,664/sq mi)
 • Average Income
$43,123
WebsiteCrescent Heights Community Association

Crescent Heights is a neighbourhood (formerly its own village) spanning the boundary between the northwest and northeast quadrants of Calgary, Alberta. It is located in the inner city, immediately north from Downtown. It is bounded to the north by the Trans-Canada Highway, on the east by Edmonton Trail, on the west by 4th Street NW, and to the south by Memorial Drive and the Bow River.

Crescent Heights was originally incorporated as a village on May 1, 1908. It was subsequently annexed by the City of Calgary in 1911 and established as a neighbourhood in 1914.

Crescent Heights is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor.[1] The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.[4]

History

Crescent Heights was founded in 1895 by Archibald J. McArthur.[5]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Crescent Heights had a population of 6,271 living in 3,614 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from its 2011 population of 5,895.[6] With a land area of 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,920/km2 (10,200/sq mi) in 2012.[7][6]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $43,123, and there were 19.7% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[3] As of 2000, 18.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 9.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 6.8% of the housing was used for renting.

Education

The community (and others) is served by Crescent Heights Senior High public school. Due to a shortage of high schools in northeast Calgary, Crescent Heights had a proportion of students bused in from Abbeydale, Marlborough, Marlborough Park and surrounding areas in the 1980s and 1990s.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ City of Calgary. "Calgary Snapshots 2011" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-02.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Crescent Heights - Community Social Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-06.
  4. ^ City of Calgary Planning (2005). "Crescent Heights Area Redevelopment Plan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-10-04. Retrieved 2007-05-11.
  5. ^ "Archibald J. McArthur pioneer profile". Southern Alberta Pioneer. Retrieved 2007-08-01.
  6. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  7. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013.

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