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The 2013 population for Wallaceville is 2,151, with a population density of 30.88 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Wallaceville is bounded by Fergusson Drive in the north, Blenheim Street and Seddon Street in the east, Lane Street in the south, and Ward Street in the west.

Settlement history

European settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for farming. Population was minimal until the late 1800s, with development spurred by the opening of the railway line. Rapid growth took place during the 1960s. The population fluctuated slightly between 1996 and 2013, due to small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Wallaceville is an established residential area.

Major features

A major feature of the area is Upper Hutt Primary School.