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Unley Park Ward

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Unley Park Ward is 6,289, with a population density of 22.38 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Unley Park Ward is bounded by Clifton Street, Hardy Street, Lanor Avenue, Weller Street, Mitchell Street, Park Street and Wattle Street in the north, Duthy Street, Dover Street and West Terrace in the east, Cross Road in the south and Goodwood Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1840, with land used mainly for farming, orcharding, grazing and dairying. Gradual growth took place during the 1870s and 1880s. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 1991 and 2011.

Land use

Unley Park Ward is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Orphanage Park, Heywood Park, Unley Park, Tabor Adelaide and one school.

Included areas

Unley Park Ward includes the suburbs of Kings Park and Unley Park, most of the suburb of Malvern, the southern part of the suburb of Hyde Park, and the eastern part of the suburb of Millswood.