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$895$1415$1155
Basements     3$950$1050$1000
Condos     7$1000$1475$1271
Houses     7$1495$2150$1834
Main Floors     5$850$1800$1400
Shared     2$550$575$562
Townhouses     1$1500$1500$1500
Total Rentals     39$550$2150$1295

Acadia Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Mapleridge Co-operative Preschool
600 Acadia Dr SE, Calgary
0.25 km
Société Prématernelle Alouette
809 Willingdon Boulevard Southeast, Calgary
1.22 km
Reseau D'Adaptation Scolaire
360 94 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
1.25 km
Kumon Math & Reading Centre
11150 Bonaventure Drive Southeast #210, Calgary
1.26 km
Lord Beaverbrook High School | Calgary Board of Education
9019 Fairmount Drive Southeast, Calgary
1.57 km
Baby Sign Language Classes - My Smart Hands Calgary
Bonaventure Dr SE & 90 Ave SE, Calgary
1.83 km
Janus Academy Middle School
8516 Athabasca St SE, Calgary
1.90 km
Lake Bonavista School | Calgary Board of Education
1015 120 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
1.97 km
Discovery Music Ltd
1215 Lake Sylvan Drive Southeast, Calgary
2.40 km
Le Roi Daniels School | Calgary Board of Education
47 Fyffe Rd SE, Calgary
2.58 km
Bishop Grandin High School
111 Haddon Road Southwest, Calgary
2.61 km
Canyon Meadows School | Calgary Board of Education
395 Canterbury Drive Southwest, Calgary
2.62 km
Eugene Coste School | Calgary Board of Education
10 Hillgrove Crescent Southwest, Calgary
2.75 km
West Island College Calgary
7410 Blackfoot Trail Southeast, Calgary
2.86 km
Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School | Calgary Board of Education
220 Canterbury Drive Southwest, Calgary
3.09 km
Saint Bonaventure School
1710 Acadia Drive Southeast, Calgary
3.31 km
Chabad Lubavitch of Alberta
134 Forge Road Southeast, Calgary
3.61 km
Board School Francosud
6940 Fisher Road Southeast #230, Calgary
3.75 km
Harmony Music School
11420 27 Street Southeast, Calgary
3.77 km
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
225 58 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
4.44 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
Little Free Library Charter # 22132
524 Canterbury Place Southwest, Calgary
3.53 km
Little Free Library Charter #73619
239 Bracewood Road Southwest, Calgary
4.38 km
Little Free Library Charter #39047
2248 Palliser Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.53 km
Little Free Library Charter # 9725
2304 Palisade Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.55 km
Little Free Library Charter #64130
267 Brookgreen Drive Southwest, Calgary
4.75 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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