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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Heathridge is 6,911, with a population density of 17.90 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Heathridge is bounded by Hodges Road in the north, the Mitchell Freeway in the east, Ocean Reef Road in the south and Marmion Avenue in the west.

Name origin

Heathridge is named for the heath type vegetation growing on the sand ridges in the area.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from 1976. Rapid growth took place during the 1980s. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011, a result of few dwellings being added to the area and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Heathridge is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Heathridge Village Shopping Centre, Heathridge Leisure Centre, Admiral Park, Heathridge Park, Larkspur Park, Littorina Park, Lysander Reserve, Prince Regent Park and several schools.