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

Acadia Closest LRTs

Anderson CTrain Station 1.23 km
Southland CTrain Station 1.24 km
Heritage CTrain Station 1.64 km
Canyon Meadows CTrain Station 1.97 km
Chinook CTrain Station 2.59 km

Acadia Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     14$875$1300$1062
Basements     2$900$1150$1025
Condos     5$1100$1750$1360
Houses     1$2500$2500$2500
Main Floors     4$1150$1800$1381
Shared     3$525$700$600
Storages     1$250$250$250
Townhouses     2$1150$1330$1240
Total Rentals     32$250$2500$1133

Acadia Closest Schools

Name Address Distance
Mapleridge Co-operative Preschool 600 Acadia Dr SE, Calgary 0.25 km
Acadia School | Calgary Board of Education 9603 5 Street Southeast, Calgary 0.76 km
Willow Park School 343 Willow Park Drive Southeast, Calgary 0.92 km
Adventures In Scuba 9950 Macleod Trail S, Calgary 1.49 km
Juno Beach Academy of Canadian Studies | Calgary Board of Education 315 86 Avenue Southeast, Calgary 1.92 km
BrightPath Southwood East 10620 Sacramento Drive Southwest, Calgary 2.07 km
Studio Nine School Of Music 755 Lake Bonavista Drive Southeast, Calgary 2.19 km
Akiva Academy 140 Haddon Road Southwest, Calgary 2.45 km
Bishop Grandin High School 111 Haddon Road Southwest, Calgary 2.61 km
West Island College Calgary 7410 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary 2.86 km
Woodman School 8706 Elbow Drive Southwest, Calgary 2.94 km
Chinook Driving Academy 11625 Elbow Drive Southwest #205, Calgary 2.96 km
Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School | Calgary Board of Education 220 Canterbury Drive Southwest, Calgary 3.09 km
Anacrusis Music 907 Heritage Drive Southwest, Calgary 3.15 km
Foundations for the Future Charter Academy, High School 110-7000 Railway Street Southeast, Calgary 3.34 km
Arthur Murray Dance Studio 231 Forge Road Southeast, Calgary 3.64 km
Wilma Hansen School | Calgary Board of Education 963 Queensland Drive Southeast, Calgary 3.86 km
Don Bosco School 13615 Deer Ridge Drive Southeast, Calgary 3.99 km
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments 225 58 Avenue Southeast, Calgary 4.43 km
Alberta Distance Learning Centre 341 58 Avenue Southeast, Calgary 4.43 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Acadia Closest Libraries

Name Address Distance
Fish Creek Library 11161 Bonaventure Drive Southeast, Calgary 1.39 km
Library Planning Consultants 10816 Macleod Trail Southeast, Calgary 1.61 km
Southwood Library 924 Southland Drive Southwest, Calgary 2.63 km
Quarry Park Library 108 Quarry Park Road, Calgary 3.03 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Acadia Distance to Local Landmarks

Alberta Children's Hospital 13.48 km
Alberta College of Arts and Design (ACAD) 11.87 km
Ambrose University College 13.37 km
Bow Valley College 9.53 km
Calgary Airport 19.04 km
Calgary Zoo 9.24 km
Chinook Centre Mall 4.33 km
City Hall 9.34 km
Cross Iron Mills 36.07 km
Deerfoot Mall 16.35 km
Devry Institute of Tech 10.35 km
Downtown Calgary 10.10 km
Foothills Hospital 12.90 km
Market Mall 15.55 km
Mount Royal University 7.95 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 13.78 km
Rocky Mountain College 15.41 km
Rockyview Hospital 4.68 km
SAIT 11.78 km
South Health Campus 11.18 km
Southcentre Mall 1.46 km
Sunridge Mall 13.25 km
University of Calgary 14.18 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Neighboring Communities

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