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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Westlake is 4,549, with a population density of 23.60 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Westlake is bounded by the Brisbane River in the north and west, the McLeod Country Golf Club, Tekapo Street, Horizon Drive, Dewsbury Street and Baronga Street in the east, and Raeside Street, Horizon Drive, Buffalo Street and Balaton Street in the south.

Name origin

Westlake is named after the dam in the area.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from 1959, although growth was slow until the 1970s. Rapid growth continued from the early 1990s, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Westlake is a predominantly residential area.