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Fairview, Calgary

Fairview is located in Calgary
Location of Fairview in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°59′06″N 114°03′38″W / 50.98500°N 114.06056°W / 50.98500; -114.06056
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorGian-Carlo Carra
 • Total2.1 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
1,065 m (3,494 ft)
 • Total3,660
 • Average Income
WebsiteFairview Community Association

Fairview is a residential neighbourhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Glenmore Trail and 66 Avenue S, to the east by Blackfoot Trail, to the south by Heritage Drive and to the west by Macleod Trail. Fairmont Drive bisects the neighbourhood from north to south and Chinook Centre is located northwest from the community. Fairview features homes built in the late 1950s and early 1960s on what are now considered large lots. Many are in the 1,000 sq ft range with most being bungalows. Many homes are still owned and occupied by the original owners.

Fairview was annexed by Calgary in 1956. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 9 councillor.[1]


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Fairview had a population of 3,623 living in 1,606 dwellings, a 2% increase from its 2011 population of 3,552.[3] With a land area of 1.3 km2 (0.50 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,790/km2 (7,220/sq mi) in 2012.[3][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $54,116 in 2000, and there were 17.1% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 17.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 18.9% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 27.9% of the housing was used for renting.[2]


The community is served by Fairview Bilingual Elementary & Junior High public school as well as by the West Island College (private).


Fairview is served Calgary Transit Bus Route 10. The Heritage CTrain Station serves Fairview.

See also


  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Fairview Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-17.
  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). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-17.

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