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Everard Park

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Everard Park is 1,088, with a population density of 34.52 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Everard Park is bounded by Anzac Highway in the north, Third Avenue in the east, the Glenelg tramway in the south and South Road in the west.

Name origin

Everard Park is named after the Everard family, original landholders in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for farming, orcharding, grazing and dairying. Growth took place in the late 1800s, spurred by improved access. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population declined slightly during the 1990s, increased slightly between 2001 and 2006, and then declined slightly between 2006 and 2011. These fluctuations in population were caused by changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Everard Park is an established residential area, with a high proportion of medium density dwellings.

Major features

A major feature of the area is Everard Park Reserve.