About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Christies Beach is 5,267, with a population density of 18.40 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Christies Beach is bounded by Christie Creek in the north, Dyson Road in the east, Mills Avenue, Bice Avenue, Fenton Avenue and Dale Avenue in the south and Gulf St Vincent in the west.
Christies Beach is named after Lambert Christie, an early land holder in the area.
2016 ABS ERP
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Settlement of the area dates from the 1838, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the 1890s, with expansion continuing in the 1920s. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years. Rapid growth took place between the 1950s and 1970s, including public housing construction. The population declined slightly during the early 1990s, and then generally increased slightly between 1996 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area.
Christies Beach is an established residential area.
Major features of the area include Christies Beach, Christies Beach shopping precinct, Bice Oval, Lohmann Park, Rotary Park, Christies Creek Trail, the parklands along Christie Creek and two schools.