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Capitol Hill, Calgary

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Country  Canada
City  Calgary
Ward  7
Local time  Wednesday 2:49 PM
Province  Alberta
Quadrant  NW
Established  1948
Population  4,044 (2006)
Capitol Hill, Calgary
Weather  -13°C, Wind N at 19 km/h, 64% Humidity
Restaurants  Sushi BBQ Inn, Jimmy’s A&A, Edelweiss Village, Loco Lou's Grill & Bar, Edelweiss Imports

Capitol Hill is a residential neighbourhood in the north-west quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located immediately north of the Trans-Canada Highway, and is bisected by 14th Street West. The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and the North Hill shopping center are located south of the community. To the north it is bounded by the Confederation Park.


Map of Capitol Hill, Calgary, AB, Canada

Capitol Hill was established in 1948, but contains buildings as old as 1910. Most of the community was built in the 1950s. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 7 councillor.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Capitol Hill had a population of 7003401500000000000♠4,015 living in 7003229100000000000♠2,291 dwellings, a 0.3% increase from its 2011 population of 7003400300000000000♠4,003. With a land area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi), it had a population density of 2,870/km2 (7,430/sq mi) in 2012.

Residents in this community had a median household income of $38,670 in 2000, and there were 25.8% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 17.9% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 46.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 59.8% of the housing was used for renting. Many students of close-by Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and University of Calgary reside here.


The Capitol Hill Elementary public school and the St. Pius Bilingual Elementary School (a Catholic school) are located in the community.


Capitol Hill, Calgary Wikipedia

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