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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Albanvale is 5,828, with a population density of 31.44 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Albanvale is bounded by Main Road West in the north, Station Road in the east, Brimbank Central Shopping Centre and Neale Road in the south and the Kororoit Creek in the west.

Name origin

Albanvale is named after the neighbouring suburb of St Albans.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the 1970s, as an extension of neighbouring St Albans. The population has declined slightly since the early 1990s, a result of few new dwellings being added to the area and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Albanvale is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Diamond Reserve, Evergreen Avenue Reserve, part of Isabella Williams Memorial Reserve and one school.