Mount Pleasant: Neighbourhood numbers

24,000: Population, according to the 2006 Census

45: Percentage of residents between ages of 20 and 39

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62: Percentage of residents who speak English as a first language

10: Percentage who speak a Chinese language as their first language

5: Percentage who speak Tagalog

6: Number of Starbucks locations

15: Number of independently owned coffee shops

0: Number of McDonald's locations

4,500: Approximate number of handmade perogies sold at the monthly Friday night perogy dinner at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Auditorium, 154 East 10th Ave.

9.50: Cost (in dollars) to see three adult movies at the Fox Cinema at 2321 Main St.

8: The highest heel (in inches) available at Scalie Shoes at Kingsgate Mall

92,000: Cost to construct Main Street's Postal Station "C" (now known as Heritage Hall) in 1915

870: Current cost of renting the Heritage Hall from 6 p.m. to midnight on a Saturday

7: Height (in storeys) of the Vancouver's first "skyscraper" and Mountain Pleasant's tallest structure, the Lee Building

19: Height (in storeys) of the RIZE development, approved by the city council in April.

26: Height (in storeys) originally proposed for the RIZE development.

11: Number of times the words hip, edgy, cool, trendy, hot or chic appear on the neighbourhood page of the Mount Pleasant BIA website.

0: Number of times the words hip, edgy, cool, trendy, hot or chic appear anywhere on the Residents Association Mount Pleasant website.

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