Keilor Park, Victoria

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Keilor Park
MelbourneVictoria
Keilor Park is located in Melbourne
Keilor Park
Keilor Park
Keilor Park is located in Victoria
Keilor Park
Keilor Park
Keilor Park is located in Australia
Keilor Park
Keilor Park
Coordinates37°43′08″S 144°51′04″E / 37.719°S 144.851°E / -37.719; 144.851Coordinates: 37°43′08″S 144°51′04″E / 37.719°S 144.851°E / -37.719; 144.851
Population2,719 (2016)[1]
 • Density824/km2 (2,130/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3042
Area3.3 km2 (1.3 sq mi)
Location17 km (11 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s)City of Brimbank
State electorate(s)Niddrie
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Keilor Park:
Melbourne Airport Tullamarine Tullamarine
Keilor Keilor Park Airport West
Kealba Keilor East Keilor East

Keilor Park is a suburb 17 km north-west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located within the City of Brimbank local government area. Keilor Park recorded a population of 2,719 at the 2016 Census.

Keilor Park is bounded in the west by the Maribyrnong River, Tullamarine & Melbourne Airport in the north, in the east by Steele Creek, and in the south by the Calder Freeway.

According to the 2001 ABS Census, 39% of the population is of Italian or Greek descent. The median age of the area is 37, though more of the population is below 35 or in their 50s. The most common sector of employment for men is manufacturing (25% of men) and for women retail (21% of women).

The suburb contains the Keilor Botanic Gardens.

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Sport[edit]

Keilor Park has a number of ovals and sports located in its area. Sports include cricket, football, softball, athletics, tennis, soccer, basketball.

Keilor Park Football Club, an Australian Rules football team, competes in the Essendon District Football League.[2]

See also[edit]

  • City of Keilor - Keilor Park was previously within this former local government area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Keilor Park (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Full Points Footy, Keilor Park, retrieved 15 April 2009