Suburb Profile: Molendinar
Location and boundaries
Molendinar is bounded by the Smith Street Motorway in the north, Olsen Avenue in the east, the Southport-Nerang Road in the south, and the Pacific Motorway in the west.
Molendinar is named after a stream in Glasgow.
767 hectares (8 Km2)
8.09 persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, although population was minimal until the late 1800s. Land was used mainly for farming. Significant residential and industrial development took place from the late 1960s. The population continued to increase substantially from the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area, with the most rapid growth between 2001 and 2006.
Molendinar is a residential and industrial area.
Major features of the area include Crestwood Plaza and Trinity Lutheran College.
* 2011 Usual residents
Source: http://profile.id.com.au 15/11/14