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St Agnes

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for St Agnes is 4,231, with a population density of 16.27 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

St Agnes is bounded by North East Road in the north, Hancock Road in the east, the suburb of Hope Valley and Doradus Avenue in the south and Australia Avenue and Raymond Road in the west.

Name origin

St Agnes is named after an original vineyard in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with growth in the late 1800s. Land was used mainly for farming, vineyards and clay mining. Significant development did not occur until the 1960s, with rapid growth till the 1980s. 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 was relatively stable between 2006 and 2011, a result of some new dwellings being added, but a decline in the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

St Agnes is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include St Agnes Recreation Area, St Agnes Shopping Centre, Gifford Reserve, Mumford Reserve and two schools.