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Keilor Downs

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Keilor Downs is 10,599, with a population density of 22.48 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Keilor Downs is bounded by Lady Nelson Way and a line running continuous of Lady Nelson Way in the north, Taylors Creek in the east, Green Gully Road and Taylors Road in the south and the Sydenham railway line in the west.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the late 1970s, with rapid growth into the late 1980s. The population increased during the 1990s as new dwellings continued to be added to the area. The population then declined slightly between 2001 and 2011, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Keilor Downs is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Centro Keilor Shopping Centre, St Albans Leisure Centre, Green Gully Reserve, Keilor Downs Recreation Reserve, Packard Street Reserve, Willys Reserve, Keilor Downs Community Centre and a number of schools.