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Modbury North

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Modbury North is 5,730, with a population density of 20.09 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Modbury North is bounded by Milne Road in the north, Golden Grove Road in the east, Montague Road in the south and the City of Salisbury in the west.

Name origin

Modbury North is named for the area north of Modbury, which was named after a place in Devonshire, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from mid 1800s, with growth during the late 1800s. Significant development did not occur until the 1960s and 1970s, beginning as a northerly residential extension to central Modbury. The population declined slightly between 1991 and 2006, a result of little change in dwelling stock and a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Modbury North is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Druminor Reserve, Ladywood Reserve, Burragah Recreation Centre and one school.