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Jamboree Heights

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Jamboree Heights is 3,206, with a population density of 24.22 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Jamboree Heights is bounded by Rani Close, McLeod Country Golf Club, Dandenong Road, Fathom Close, Helm Close, Schooner Street and Galleon Street in the north, the Centenary Highway in the east, Sumners Road in the south, and Estate Road and Beanland Street in the west.

Name origin

Jamboree Heights is named in recognition of the Eighth Australian Scout Jamboree, which was held in the area in 1967.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1960s. Rapid growth took place in the 1970s and 1980s. The population declined slightly during the 1990s, and then was relatively stable between 2001 and 2006, a result of some new dwellings being added to the area, but a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Jamboree Heights is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Centenary Suburbs War Memorial Gardens, Jamboree Heights Shopping Centre and one school.