Abbeydale Community Background
The community of Abbeydale is bordered on the South by the Canadian National Railway, on the West by 68th St. NE and on the North by the Trans Canada Highway. The community was under the jurisdiction of the Municipal District of Rockyview until it was annexed by the city in 1976. The community has a large child and youth population and contains both a public and separate school. The neighbourhood is primarily residential, with its principal commercial attraction being a simple strip mall. Downtown can be accessed by either Memorial Drive or 16th Avenue.
Abbeydale Community Association
821 Abbeydale Dr. NE
Calgary, AB - T2A 6N7
In response to the community’s demographics, the programs offered by Abbeydale’s community association are primarily youth oriented. The community center facilitates an out of school care program, numerous sports programs, Jelly Bean Dances and Scouts. They also boast an adult darts league. The centre also offers plenty of events for the entire family, and the centre’s pool tables, dart boards and outdoor skating rink provide an excellent opportunity for families to relax in a pleasant atmosphere. Abbeydale offers activities for adults as well, with each Friday being open pub night featuring karaoke, crib tournaments or the occasional lobster dinner. Clearly, Abbeydale seeks to provide programs that match the interests of all of the community’s diverse population.
Abbeydale Community Elected Officials
Abbeydale is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 10 Abbeydale is also a part of the Calgary Greenway Provincial Electoral District.
Abbeydale Community Real Estate Statistics
Abbeydale Active Listings
Abbeydale Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Abbeydale had a population of 5,917 living in 2,023 dwellings, a 3.8% increase from its 2011 population of 5,700. With a land area of 1.7 km2 (0.66 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,480/km2 (9,010/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $55,345 in 2000, and there were 17.3% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 27.1% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 2.5% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 22.8% were used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.