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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Claymore is 2,724, with a population density of 20.02 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Claymore is bounded by Brady Park, Boyd Street and Gould Road in the north, the Hume Highway in the east and south, and Badgally Road in the west.

Name origin

Claymore is named after an early property in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used largely for farms and orchards. Rapid growth took place during the late 1970s and early 1980s, as the area was developed by the Housing Commission. The population declined between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011, largely a result of an increase in the average number of persons living in each dwelling and an increase in the share of occupied dwellings.

Land use

Claymore is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Claymore Shopping Centre, Badgally Reserve, Brady Park, Claymore Park, Davis Park, Dimeny Park, Fullwood Reserve, Glenroy Park, Highfield Park and one school.