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 Apartment Rental Stats

Property Type# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
Apartments     17$975$1500$1228
Basements     4$900$1100$1011
Duplexes     1$1450$1450$1450
Houses     3$1395$2000$1681
Main Floors     2$1200$1395$1297
Shared     5$550$650$590
Townhouses     3$1195$1395$1321
Total Rentals     35$550$2000$1169
City Section# of ListingsMin PriceMax PriceAve Price
SE     1084$365$8000$1511
SW     2805$100$17500$1847

Closest Schools

St. Cecilia Separate Elementary 610 Agate Cres. SE 0.45 km
Maple Ridge Elementary Public Elementary 10203 Maplemont Road SE 0.59 km
Acadia Elementary Public Elementary 9603 - 5 Street SE 0.66 km
St. William Separate Elementary 11020 Fairmount Dr. SE 1.09 km
Sam Livingston Elementary Public Elementary 12011 Bonaventure Drive SE 1.91 km
R.T. Alderman School PublicJunior High 725 Mapleton Drive SE 0.26 km
Willow Park Elementary PublicJunior High 343 Willow Park Drive SE 0.81 km
David Thompson Middle School PublicJunior High 9320 Arbour Crescent SE 1.02 km
St. Matthew SeparateJunior High 416 - 83 Avenue SE 1.94 km
Nickle Junior High PublicJunior High 2500 Lake Bonavista Drive SE 2.43 km
Lord Beaverbrook High School PublicHigh School 9019 Fairmount Drive SE 1.40 km
Bishop Grandin SeparateHigh School 11 Haddon Road SW 2.76 km
Dr. E. P. Scarlett High School PublicHigh School 220 Canterbury Drive SW 3.07 km
Henry Wise Wood High School PublicHigh School 910 - 75th Avenue SW 3.64 km
Centennial High School PublicHigh School 55 Sun Valley Boulevard SE 6.15 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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.

Distance to Local Landmarks

Ambrose University College 12.90 km
Calgary Airport 19.05 km
Chinook Centre Mall 4.34 km
Devry Institute of Tech 10.34 km
Downtown Calgary 10.10 km
Foothills Hospital 12.91 km
Market Mall 15.46 km
Mount Royal University 7.97 km
Peter Lougheed Hospital 13.79 km
Rockyview Hospital 4.66 km
SAIT 11.79 km
South Health Campus 11.18 km
Southcentre Mall 1.49 km
Sunridge Mall 13.26 km
University of Calgary 14.17 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Neighboring Communities

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Bus Routes

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