About the profile areas
The 2011 population for Milperra is 4,092, with a population density of 7.04 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Milperra is bounded by Milperra Road in the north, a line between Horsley Road and Marigold Street in the east, the South Western Motorway and Henry Lawson Drive in the south, and the Georges River in the west.
Milperra is named from an Aboriginal word meaning “company” or “gathering of people”.
2015 ABS ERP
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Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for poultry farms and vegetable gardens. Significant development did not occur until the post-war period, when areas were redeveloped for housing. The population declined slightly from the early 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of people living in each dwelling.
Milperra is an established residential, industrial and parkland area.
Major features of the area include University of Western Sydney (Bankstown Campus), Deepwater Regional Park, Bankstown Golf Club, Milperra Reserve, Milperra Sports Centre, Vale of Ah Reserve, Gordon Parker Reserve, Heritage Park, Newland Reserve, Whittle Reserve and two schools.