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Pascoe Vale South

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Pascoe Vale South is 10,683, with a population density of 34.58 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Pascoe Vale South in bounded by Tate Street and O'Hea Street in the north, Sussex Street, Bell Street, Royal Parade, Reynard Street, Aberdeen Street and Melville Road in the east, Moreland Road in the south, and Moonee Ponds Creek in the west.

Name origin

Pascoe Vale South is named for the area south of Pascoe Vale, which was named after John Pascoe Fawkner.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1830s, although population was minimal until the late 1800s. Growth took place during the interwar period, spurred by the extension of the tramline. Expansion continued from the post-war years. The population increased slightly from the early 1990s, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Pascoe Vale South is an established residential area, with a commercial area at the intersection of Bell Street and Melville Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include Brearley Reserve, F W Oliver Reserve, Kelvin Thomson Park, Mitchell Reserve, Morris Reserve, Shore Reserve and several schools.