Eau Claire Community Background
The neighbourhood of Eau Claire in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is located immediately north of Downtown, and south of the Bow River and north of 4th Avenue. A mix of riverside condominiums, shopping, restaurants, hotels, a large public plaza and urban parkland make Eau Claire one of Calgary’s most popular areas. Contained within Eau Claire is the city’s Festival District.
The area, which was developed from reclaimed industrial land, fronts the Bow River and sits immediately north of 3rd Avenue South. North of Eau Claire is Prince’s Island Park, a large urban park on an island in the Bow River and the site of many summer festivals, including the Calgary Folk Music Festival, Carifest, Shakespeare in the Park and various busking happenings. Within Eau Claire is Eau Claire Market and a variety of pubs and restaurants. It is also located on the city’s large network of pedestrian pathways and trails, along the Bow River pathway.
Eau Claire Community Association
c/o Calgary YMCA, 101-3 St. SW
Calgary, AB T2P 4G6
The Eau Claire Community Association strives to create a vibrant connected community. Our approach to planning and development is to enhance the quality of life for our residents.
Eau Claire Community Newsletter
Your Eau Claire is a free glossy covered community newsletter published monthly (12 times per year), and delivered to every household, apartment and business in Eau Claire. Consisting of community news, event notifications, philanthropic initiatives, real estate statistics, and babysitter lists, Your Eau Claire community newsletter has strong and consistent readership and advertising visibility.
- Magazine Style Publications
- Glossy Full Color Covers
- Circulation: 4,800 Households
- 12 Publications per Year
- Community Calendar
- News, Events & Photos
- Community Programs
- Sports Registrations
- Church Announcements
- School Announcements
- Real Estate Updates
- Community Babysitter List
Eau Claire Community Social Media Updates
Eau Claire Community Elected Officials
Eau Claire is represented in the Calgary City Council by Ward 7 Eau Claire is also a part of the Calgary-Buffalo Provincial Electoral District.
Eau Claire Community Real Estate Statistics
Eau Claire Active Listings
Eau Claire Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Eau Claire had a population of 1,851 living in 1,328 dwellings, a 8.2% increase from its 2011 population of 1,711. With a land area of 0.5 km2 (0.19 sq mi), it had a population density of 3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi) in 2012. Residents in this community had a median household income of $80,210 in 2000, and there were 21.8% low income residents living in the neighborhood. As of 2000, 32.7% of the residents were immigrants. A proportion of 98% of the buildings were condominiums or apartments, and 38.7% of the housing was used for renting. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.