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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Kingsley is 13,449, with a population density of 17.55 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kingsley is bounded by Whitfords Avenue in the north, Wanneroo Road in the east, Hepburn Avenue in the south and the Mitchell Freeway in the west.

Name origin

Kingsley is named after a village in Hampshire, England.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the late 1970s. Rapid growth took place during the 1980s. The population has declined slightly since the mid 1990s, 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

Kingsley is an established residential area, with substantial parklands in the east.

Major features

Major features of the area include Yellagonga Regional Park, Shepherds Bush Reserve, Lake Goollelal, Kingsley Village Shopping Centre, Barridale Park, Bindaree Park, Cadogan Reserve, Kingsley Park, Legana Park, Moolanda Park, Newham Park, Reverend John Smithies Park and numerous schools.