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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre is 1,137, with a population density of 34.21 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

The Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre is bounded by Tatong Road and the railway line in the north, the Nepean Highway and Henrietta Street in the east, Exley Road, Carrington Street and Leonard Street in the south, and Keith Street, Oswald Thomas Avenue, Charming Street and Gleniffer Avenue in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, although population was minimal until the early 1900s. Growth took place during the interwar period, with more substantial development in the post-war years, aided by public housing construction. The population was relatively stable between 1991 and 2006, and then increased between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

The Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre is an established residential and commercial area.

Major features

A major feature of the area is the commercial area along the Nepean Highway.

Included areas

The Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre encompasses part of the suburb of Hampton East.