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Temple, Calgary

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Country  Canada
Quadrant  NE
Established  1977
Area  2.6 km²
Province  Alberta
City  Calgary
Ward  5
Annexed  1961
Elevation  1,090 m
Population  11,000 (2006)
Temple, Calgary

Weather  11°C, Wind S at 16 km/h, 27% Humidity

Temple is a residential neighbourhood in the north-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is bounded to the north by McKnight Boulevard, to the east by 68 Street E, to the south by 32 Avenue N and to the west by 52 Street E.


Map of Temple, Calgary, AB, Canada

The land was annexed to the City of Calgary in 1961 and the neighbourhood (then named "The Properties" was established and development begun in 1977. "The Properties" were subsequently divided into Temple, Pineridge, Rundle and Whitehorn. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 5 councillor.


In the City of Calgary's 2012 municipal census, Temple had a population of 7004108940000000000♠10,894 living in 7003364800000000000♠3,648 dwellings, a 3% increase from its 2011 population of 7004105800000000000♠10,580. With a land area of 2.6 km2 (1.0 sq mi), it had a population density of 4,190/km2 (10,850/sq mi) in 2012.

Residents in this community had a median household income of $59,074 in 2000, and there were 18.7% low income residents living in the neighbourhood. As of 2000, 30% of the residents were immigrants, predominantly of East Indian origin. A proportion of 5.4% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 22.6% of the housing was used for renting.


The community is served by Annie Foote Elementary and Guy Weadick Elementary public schools, as well as by St. Thomas More Elementary and Father Scollen Elementary & Junior High (Catholic).


Temple, Calgary Wikipedia