About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Unley Park is 1,490, with a population density of 17.35 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Unley Park is bounded by Malcolm Street and Northgate Street in the north, Unley Road in the east, Cross Road in the south and the Belair railway line in the west.
Unley Park is thought to be named after the hamlet of Undley in Suffolk, England.
2016 ABS ERP
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Settlement of the area dates from 1840, with land used mainly for farming, orcharding, grazing and dairying. Gradual growth took place during the 1850s, 1870s and 1880s. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population and dwelling stock fluctuated slightly between 1991 and 2011.
Unley Park is an established residential area.
Major features of the area include Heywood Park and Unley Park.