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About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Ardeer is 3,073, with a population density of 13.87 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Ardeer is bounded by the Western Ring Road in the north and west, Kororoit Creek in the east and Forrest Street in the south.

Name origin

Ardeer is named after a town in North Ayrshire, Scotland.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1870s. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years, spurred by large numbers of refugees and migrants from Europe. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Ardeer is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include More Park, Ardeer Reserve, Ardeer Community Park and two schools.