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 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     20$850$1300$1085
Basements     6$950$1200$1050
Condos     8$800$1250$1062
Duplexes     1$1600$1600$1600
Houses     3$1800$2100$1965
Main Floors     1$1600$1600$1600
Shared     6$500$1200$675
Townhouses     4$1300$1550$1425
Total Rentals     49$500$2100$1129
City Section# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Inner-City     3045$185$15000$1433
SE     1049$750$5000$1376
SW     2768$85$15000$1524

Acadia Closest Schools

St. Cecilia School Separate All Grades 610 Agate Crescent Southeast 0.49 km
Maple Ridge School Public Elementary 10203 Maplemont Rd SE 0.55 km
Acadia School Public Elementary 9603 5 St SE 0.82 km
St. William School Separate All Grades 11020 Fairmount Drive SE 1.17 km
Juno Beach Academy of Canadian Studies Public All Grades 315 - 86 Ave SE 1.91 km
R.T. Alderman School PublicJunior High 725 Mapleton Dr SE 0.34 km
Willow Park School PublicJunior High 343 Willow Park Dr SE 0.96 km
David Thompson School PublicJunior High 9320 Arbour Cres SE 1.02 km
Nickle School PublicJunior High 2500 Lake Bonavista Dr SE 2.46 km
Fairview School PublicJunior High 7840 Fairmount Dr SE 2.65 km
Lord Beaverbrook High School PublicHigh School 9019 Fairmount Dr SE 1.44 km
Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School PublicHigh School 220 Canterbury Dr SW 3.09 km
Henry Wise Wood High School PublicHigh School 910 75 Ave SW 3.71 km
Centennial High School PublicHigh School 55 Sun Valley Blvd SE 6.12 km
Central Memorial High School PublicHigh School 5111 21 St SW 6.81 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Acadia Closest Libraries

Fish Creek Branch 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE1.38 km
Southwood Branch 924 Southland Drive SW2.62 km
Glenmore Square Branch 7440 18 Street SE3.64 km
Shawnessy Branch 333 Shawville Blvd SE7.09 km
Alexander Calhoun Branch 3223 14 Street SW7.77 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.

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