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Keilor Park and District

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Keilor Park and District is 2,851, with a population density of 2.75 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Keilor Park & District is bounded by the southern boundary of Melbourne Airport, Steele Creek, Keilor Park Drive and Sharps Road in the north, Melrose Drive and the standard gauge railway line in the east and the Maribyrnong River in the south and west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years. The population declined slightly from 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

Keilor Park & District is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Brimbank Park, Keilor Park Recreation Reserve, the Brimbank City Council Operations Centre, Keilor Botanic Gardens, Thea Court Reserve, Ultima Function Centre and Keilor Cemetery.

Included areas

Keilor Park & District includes the suburb of Keilor Park and the City of Brimbank parts of the suburbs of Keilor East and Tullamarine.