Old Ottawa South is an older urban neighbourhood in Ottawa. As of the Canada 2006 Census, 8,168 people lived in Old Ottawa South, a relatively small and compact neighbourhood. Ottawa South is a primarily upper middle class area. Proximity to the university has meant that the neighbourhood has been a haven for professors and students. Many neighbourhood businesses line Bank Street, including several pubs, the Mayfair Theatre, the Ottawa Folklore Centre. This section of Bank Street is also well known for its antique stores.