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Kelvin Grove, Calgary

Kelvin Grove
Neighbourhood
Kelvin Grove is located in Calgary
Kelvin Grove
Kelvin Grove
Location of Kelvin Grove in Calgary
Coordinates: 50°59′26″N 114°05′18″W / 50.99056°N 114.08833°W / 50.99056; -114.08833
Country Canada
Province Alberta
City Calgary
QuadrantSW
Ward11
Established1957
Government
 • MayorNaheed Nenshi
 • Administrative bodyCalgary City Council
 • CouncillorJeromy Farkas
Area
 • Total0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation
1,075 m (3,527 ft)
Population
 (2006)[2]
 • Total2,266
 • Average Income
$52,468
WebsiteKelvin Grove Community Association

Kelvin Grove is a residential neighbourhood in the southwest quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by Glenmore Trail, to the east by Elbow Drive, to the south by 75 Avenue S and to the west by 14 Street W. The Rockyview General Hospital is located immediately west of the community.

Kelvin Grove was established as a neighbourhood in 1957. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 11 councillor.[1]

Demographics

In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Kelvin Grove had a population of 2,343 living in 903 dwellings, a 0.4% increase from its 2011 population of 2,334.[3] With a land area of 0.8 km2 (0.31 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,930/km2 (7,600/sq mi) in 2012.[4][3]

Residents in this community had a median household income of $52,468 in 2000, and there were 12.3% low income residents living in the neighbourhood.[5] As of 2000, 18.5% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 53.9% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 42.7% of the housing was used for renting.[2]

Education

The community is served by Chinook Park Bilingual Elementary and Henry Wise Wood Senior High public schools.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Calgary Elections". City of Calgary. 2017. Retrieved November 12, 2017.
  2. ^ a b City of Calgary (2006). "Kelvin Grove Community Statistics" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-17.[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 11 Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 2007-05-17.[permanent dead link]

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