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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Malvern is 2,668, with a population density of 24.62 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Malvern is bounded by Cremorne Road in the north, Windsor Street, Balmoral Street and West Terrace in the east, Cross Road in the south and Unley Road in the west.

Name origin

Malvern is named after a town in Worcestershire, England.

Settlement history

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

Land use

Malvern is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Haslop Reserve and Unley Primary School.