St Johns Hill
About the profile areas
The 2013 population for St Johns Hill is 2,115, with a population density of 11.92 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
St Johns Hill is bounded by the localities of Blueskin and Lower Aramoho in the north, Peat Street and Parsons Street in the east, the suburb of Springvale East in the south, and the locality of Blueskin, Great North Road, Babbage Place and the suburb of Otamatea in the west.
St Johns Hill is named after the forest at the base of the hill, which was known as St Johns Wood.
2013 Usual residents
hectares (2 Km2)
persons per hectare
Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, although population was minimal until the late 1800s. Significant development occurred during the early 1900s. The population declined slightly between 1996 and 2006, and then increased marginally between 2006 and 2013 as new dwellings were added to the area, particularly medium and high density housing.
St Johns Hill is an established residential area.
Major features of the area include Virginia Lake, Deer Park, Peat Park, Virginia Lake Reserve and two schools.