City of West TorrensCommunity profile

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Mile End

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Mile End is 4,471, with a population density of 24.72 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Mile End is bounded by Henley Beach Road, South Road and Kintore Street in the north, East Terrace and the railway line in the east, Sir Donald Bradman Drive, South Road, Darebin Street and Bagot Avenue in the south and Hounslow Avenue and Rankine Road in the west.

Name origin

Mile End is named for its location, being one mile from the centre of Adelaide.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s. Growth took place from the 1880s, spurred by the construction of the railway line. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased between 1996 and 2006 as new dwellings were added to the area. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 2006 and 2011.

Land use

Mile End is an established residential area, with commercial areas along Sir Donald Bradman Drive.

Major features

Major features of the area include Santos Stadium, Falcon Avenue Reserve, Mile End Common and Westside Bikeway.