About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Heckenberg is 3,160, with a population density of 34.10 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Heckenberg is bounded by North Liverpool Road in the north, Elizabeth Drive in the east, Mannix Park and Heckenberg Avenue in the south, and St Johns Road in the west.
Heckenberg is thought to be named after William Heckenberg, an early settler in the area.
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Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the 1960s, as part of the Green Valley public housing area. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, and then increased slightly between 2006 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area and the average number of persons living in each dwelling increased.
Heckenberg is an established residential area.
Major features of the area include Mannix Park, Whitlam Park and Heckenburg Public School.