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Capitol Hill News
Capitol Hill Community Association
The Capitol Hill Community Association (CHCA) is a non-profit organization run by a volunteer Board made up of community residents, that aims to serve the recreational, educational, and social needs of the residents of the community. The CHCA is responsible for the maintenance, and operations of the Capitol Hill Community Centre located on 1531 21 Avenue NW. This building has a Hall, a Lounge, and a Preschool located in the basement.
Capitol Hill Community Demographics
In the City of Calgary’s 2012 municipal census, Capitol Hill had a population of 4,015 living in 2,291 dwellings, a 0.3% increase from its 2011 population of 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. For more detailed info visit the City of Calgary community profiles site.