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Craigmore

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Craigmore is 12,397, with a population density of 25.47 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Craigmore is bounded by Craigmore Road in the north, Birmingham Drive, Manchester Circuit, Gloucester Drive, Beatrix Drive and the locality of One Tree Hill in the east, the Whitford Road alignment in the south, and the Turner Drive alignment, Adams Road, Uley Road, a line to the west and north of Craigmore High School and the Bentley Road-Hanson Road alignment in the west.

Name origin

Craigmore is named after an early property in a nearby area.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1970s. Rapid growth took place from the early 1990s, with the population nearly doubling between 1991 and 2006 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area. Growth slowed between 2006 and 2011 as fewer new dwellings were added.

Land use

Craigmore is a relatively recent residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Craigmore Village Shopping Centre, Craigmore YMCA, Craigmore Park, California Avenue Reserve, Enmore Reserve, Lomalinda Reserve and several schools.