Acadia Community Overview

Acadia is a neighbourhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. The area is bounded on the west by Macleod Trail, on the east by the Bow River, on the north by Heritage Drive and on the south by Southland Drive. The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1956, and Acadia was established in 1960.

The neighbourhood's main street is Fairmount Drive, and many of the area's businesses cluster along the street. The area also contains Lord Beaverbrook High School, the city's largest high school. The area contains Acadia Elementary, David Thompson Middle School, and St. Matthew School.

In 2004 the neighbourhood had a population of 10,515.[3] Residents in this community had a median household income of $46,089 in 2000, and there were 19.2% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 19.4% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 38.8% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 38.9% were used for renting.

Community overview from Wikipedia.

acadia Closest Bus Routes

Route #Name
10 City Hall - Southcentre
39 Acadia
79 Acadia/Oakridge
80 Oakridge/Acadia
81 Macleod Trail
880 St Matthew / Heritage

Acadia Closest LRTs

StationDistance
Southland CTrain Station 0.88 km
Heritage CTrain Station 0.91 km
Anderson CTrain Station 1.3 km
Chinook CTrain Station 1.91 km
Canyon Meadows CTrain Station 2.39 km

Acadia Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     18$895$1415$1146
Basements     5$795$1250$984
Condos     5$850$1250$1170
Duplexes     1$1700$1700$1700
Houses     8$1550$2450$1893
Main Floors     5$1350$1625$1475
Shared     3$550$550$550
Townhouses     3$1050$1450$1216
Total Rentals     48$550$2450$1269

Acadia Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Baby Sign Language Classes - My Smart Hands Calgary
Bonaventure Dr SE & 90 Ave SE, Calgary
0.74 km
Janus Academy Middle School
8516 Athabasca St SE, Calgary
0.86 km
Mapleridge Co-operative Preschool
600 Acadia Dr SE, Calgary
1.02 km
Bishop Grandin High School
111 Haddon Road Southwest, Calgary
1.52 km
Le Roi Daniels School | Calgary Board of Education
47 Fyffe Rd SE, Calgary
1.54 km
West Island College Calgary
7410 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary
1.94 km
Eugene Coste School | Calgary Board of Education
10 Hillgrove Crescent Southwest, Calgary
1.96 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
11150 Bonaventure Drive Southeast #210, Calgary
2.00 km
Société Prématernelle Alouette
809 Willingdon Boulevard Southeast, Calgary
2.38 km
Chabad Lubavitch of Alberta
134 Forge Road Southeast, Calgary
2.56 km
Board School Francosud
6940 Fisher Road Southeast #230, Calgary
2.62 km
Canyon Meadows School | Calgary Board of Education
395 Canterbury Drive Southwest, Calgary
2.89 km
Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School | Calgary Board of Education
220 Canterbury Drive Southwest, Calgary
3.14 km
C C A Truck Driver Training Ltd
6262 6A Street Southeast, Calgary
3.29 km
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
225 58 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
3.40 km
Sunshine Yoga Academy
5917 1A Street Southwest, Calgary
3.44 km
Calgary Jewish Academy
6700 Kootenay Street Southwest, Calgary
3.54 km
Discovery Music Ltd
1215 Lake Sylvan Drive Southeast, Calgary
3.57 km
Windsor Park School
5505 4A Street Southwest, Calgary
4.01 km
Saint Bonaventure School
1710 Acadia Drive Southeast, Calgary
4.35 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Acadia Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Library Planning Consultants
10816 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary
1.74 km
Southwood Library
924 Southland Drive Southwest, Calgary
2.06 km
Fish Creek Library
11161 Bonaventure Drive Southeast, Calgary
2.08 km
Little Free Library Charter # 22132
524 Canterbury Place Southwest, Calgary
3.65 km
Little Free Library Charter #39047
2248 Palliser Drive Southwest, Calgary
3.76 km
Little Free Library Charter # 9725
2304 Palisade Drive Southwest, Calgary
3.82 km
Quarry Park Library
108 Quarry Park Road, Calgary
3.85 km
Little Free Library Charter #73619
239 Bracewood Road Southwest, Calgary
4.11 km
Little Free Library Charter #64130
267 Brookgreen Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.23 km
Little Free Library Charter #61360
2303 Longridge Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.65 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Acadia Distance to Local Landmarks

LandmarkDistance
Alberta Children's Hospital 12.29 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 10.76 km
Ambrose University College 12.21 km
Bow Valley College 8.56 km
Calgary Airport 18.21 km
Calgary Zoo 8.42 km
Chinook Centre Mall 3.19 km
City Hall 8.35 km
Cross Iron Mills 35.21 km
Deerfoot Mall 15.43 km
Devry Institute of Tech 9.75 km
Downtown Calgary 9.04 km
LandmarkDistance
Foothills Hospital 11.73 km
Market Mall 14.38 km
Mount Royal University 6.78 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 13.14 km
Rocky Mountain College 14.26 km
Rockyview Hospital 3.52 km
SAIT 10.70 km
South Health Campus 12.37 km
Southcentre Mall 2.05 km
Sunridge Mall 12.61 km
University of Calgary 13.02 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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