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Woodville West

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Woodville West is 3,126, with a population density of 26.26 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Woodville West is bounded by the railway line and Port Road in the north, Findon Road in the east, Trimmer Parade, Todville Street and Minns Street East in the south, and Frank Mitchell Park, Agnes Street and the railway line in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Population was minimal until the late 1800s, with growth during the 1870s and 1880s. Some growth took place during the interwar period. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years, particularly during the 1950s and 1960s. The population declined slightly during the 1990s, and then fluctuated slightly between 2001 and 2011, a result of small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Woodville West is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Frank Mitchell Park/Woodville West Reserve and Smith Reserve.