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Taylors Lakes - Calder Park
About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Taylors Lakes - Calder Park is 16,633, with a population density of 15.80 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Taylors Lakes - Calder Park is bounded by the Calder Freeway in the north-east, Clifton Court, Pintail Crescent, the Melton Highway, Sunshine Avenue, Taylors Creek, Belford Court and Denbigh Court in the east, Lady Nelson Way in the south and the Melbourne-Bendigo railway line in the west.

Name origin

Taylors Lakes is named after a dam on the Taylors Creek, which was named after William Taylor, an original settler in the Keilor area.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the mid 1970s. The population increased rapidly during the 1990s, with growth slowing between 2001 and 2006 as fewer new dwellings were added to the area. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Taylors Lakes - Calder Park is a relatively recent residential, industrial and commercial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Calder Park Motorsport Complex, Watergardens Town Centre, Taylors Lakes Shopping Centre, Taylors Lakes, Lionheart Reserve, Queen Victoria Reserve, Rutherglen Way Reserve, Sydenham Reserve, The Lakes Reserve, Whiteley Parade Reserve and a number of schools.