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Clyde - Clyde North

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Clyde - Clyde North is 4,227, with a population density of 0.59 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Clyde - Clyde North is bounded by Grices Road and a line running continuous of Grices Road in the north, Cardinia Creek, McCormacks Road, Pound Road and Tooradin Station Road in the east, Lynes Road and the South Gippsland Highway in the south and the suburb of Cranbourne East, Ballarto Road, Clyde-Five Ways Road and Berwick-Cranbourne Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s when a village was established. Land was used mainly for farming and grazing. Some growth took place from the 1880s into the early 1900s, spurred by the construction of the railway line. The most significant development occurred in the post-war years. The population increased slightly during the 1990s, and then declined slightly between 2001 and 2006. The population was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011, 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

Clyde - Clyde North is a predominantly rural area. Rural land is used mainly for market gardening, flower growing and grazing.

Major features

Major features of the area include Clyde Recreation Reserve, Como Parade Reserve, Riverstone Boulevard Reserve and two schools.

Included areas

This small area encompasses most of the localities of Clyde and Clyde North, and part of the locality of Tooradin. Small parts of the localities of Clyde and Clyde North are included in the Cranbourne East small area. The remaining parts of the locality of Tooradin are located in the Casey Coast small area and Cardinia Shire.