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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Aintree is 150, with a population density of 0.23 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Aintree is bounded by the Kororoit Creek in the north, generally by Deanside Drive in the east, the Western Freeway in the south, and Leakes Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for sheep grazing, and later agriculture. The Royal Australian Army had a Signals base in the area from 1942, which closed in the 1980s. Population was minimal until after 2015 when construction of the Woodlea estate commenced. Considerable population growth is expected.

Land use

Aintree is a rural area, with significant residential development expected in the future.

Major features

Major features of the area include Frontier Park and the Kororoit Creek.