Temple Community Association
The Temple Community Association is a vibrant, respectful, inclusive organization that promotes community involvement and pride in OUR community. It is run by a group of dedicated volunteers for the benefit of the businesses and residents of Temple. The Temple community hall contains both large and small meeting places that play host to a variety of community groups. The Brownies, Cubs, Scouts, first aid, babysitting courses, and a preschool are just a few of the groups and activities that take place in the hall. The community association also maintains a tennis court, an all season rink, and a basketball court. A number of sports programs are facilitated through the community association, including a popular adult slo-pitch league. Temple also hosts a number of special events, including monthly dances for adults and jellybean dances for children. The popular Temple Days, which consists of family fun events, take place annually at the beginning of June. Temple is also a participant in SAIT’s Community Access Program, which enables residents to access the internet.
Temple Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Temple had a population of 10,894 living in 3,648 dwellings, a 3% increase from its 2011 population of 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. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.