About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Calala (Residential) is 2,775, with a population density of 7.20 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Calala (Residential) is located to the south of the Tamworth CBD. Calala (Residential) is bounded by the locality of East Tamworth in the north, the non-urban parts of Calala in the east and south, and Goonoo Goonoo Creek and the locality of South Tamworth in the west.
Calala is thought to be named from an Aboriginal word meaning "place of battle".
2016 ABS ERP
hectares (4 Km2)
persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the 1830s. Growth was minimal until the late 1800s and early 1900s. Significant development occurred from the post-war years, particularly during the 1960s and 1970s. The population increased gradually from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.
Calala (Residential) is a residential and rural-residential area.
Major features of the area include Hadley Recording Studio, Campbell Road Park, Monk Park, Myrl Park and one school.
Calala (Residential) is the north-western part of the locality of Calala.