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Haysboro, Calgary

Haysboro
Neighbourhood
Haysboro is located in Calgary
Haysboro
Haysboro
Location of Haysboro in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°58′13″N 114°05′05″W / 50.97028°N 114.08472°W / 50.97028; -114.08472
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSW
Ward11
Established1958
Annexed1956
Named forHarry Hays
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJeromy Farkas
Area
 • Total2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Elevation
1,060 m (3,480 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total5,970
 • Average Income
$52,261
WebsiteHaysboro Community Association

Haysboro is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded by Heritage Drive to the north, Macleod Trail to the east, 98th Avenue (an alley north of Southland Drive) to the south and 14 Street W and the Glenmore Reservoir to the west. It is bisected by Elbow Drive.

The land comprising Haysboro was annexed by the City of Calgary in 1956 and the community was established in 1958. The land comprising the neighborhood was originally a dairy farm owned by future Calgary Mayor, Member of Parliament and Senator Harry Hays, who would sell the land in 1959 to developers in part to fund his campaign for mayor.[3] Haysboro is represented on Calgary City Council by the councillor for Ward 11.

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Haysboro had a population of 6,943 living in 3,637 dwellings, a 3.3% increase from its 2011 population of 6,724.[4] With a land area of 2.7 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,570/km2 (6,660/sq mi) in 2012.[5][4]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $52,261 in 2000, and there were 10.4% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[6] As of 2000, 19.3% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 33.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 23.9% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education

The community is served by Akiva Academy, Haysboro Elementary and Woodman Junior High public schools, as well as St. Gerard Elementary (French immersion) and Bishop Grandin Senior High School (Catholic). Eugene Coste elementary is a Spanish immersion school

See also

References

  1. ^ "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Haysboro Community Statistics" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-04-11. Retrieved 2007-05-10.
  3. ^ Foran, Max (2013). Development Derailed: Calgary and the CPR, 1962-64. Edmonton, Canada: Athabasca University Press. ISBN 9781927356081. Retrieved 12 May 2020.
  4. ^ a b "2012 Civic Census Results" (PDF). City of Calgary. 2012. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
  5. ^ "Community Boundaries" (Esri shapefile). City of Calgary. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
  6. ^ City of Calgary (2004). "Ward 12 Profile" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-05-10.

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