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Cumberland Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Cumberland Park is 2,560, with a population density of 25.59 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Cumberland Park is bounded by Cross Road in the north, Goodwood Road in the east, Edward Street in the south, and Winston Avenue in the west.

Name origin

Cumberland Park is named after the Cumberland region in England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1830s, with land used mainly for farming. Growth was minimal until the 1890s. Significant development occurred during the early 1900s. The population fluctuated slightly during the 1990s, and then increased slightly between 2001 and 2011 as the average number of persons living in each dwelling increased.

Land use

Cumberland Park is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Cumberland Park Shopping Centre, Avenue Road Reserve and Cabra Dominican College.