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Hyde Park

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Hyde Park is 1,855, with a population density of 29.95 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Hyde Park is bounded by Opey Avenue in the north, Unley Road in the east, Northgate Street in the south and Wood Street in the west.

Name origin

Hyde Park is named after the famous park in England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Gradual growth took place during the 1870s and 1880s. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population and dwelling stock fluctuated slightly between 1991 and 2011.

Land use

Hyde Park is an established residential area, with commercial areas along King William Road and Unley Road.

Major features

A major feature of the area is Walford Anglican School for Girls.