Crescent Heights, Calgary facts for kids
|City||Template:Country data Calgary|
|• Total||1.63 km2 (0.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,080 m (3,540 ft)|
|• Density||3,731.3/km2 (9,664/sq mi)|
|• Average Income||$43,123|
|Website||Crescent Heights Community Association|
Crescent Heights is a neighbourhood (formerly its own village) in 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. The community has an area redevelopment plan in place.
Crescent Heights was founded in 1895 by Archibald J. McArthur.
In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Crescent Heights had a population of6,271 living in 3,614 dwellings, a 6.4% increase from its 2011 population of 5,895. 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.
Residents in this community had an median household income of $43,123, and there were 19.7% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. 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.
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