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Upper Aramoho

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Upper Aramoho is 1,986, with a population density of 12.72 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Upper Aramoho is bounded by the locality of Blueskin in the north and north-east, Somme Parade and Aramoho Park in the south-east, the Whanganui River in the south, and the suburb of Lower Aramoho in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates primarily from the late 1800s. Significant development occurred during the early 1900s, resuming again from the 1940s. The population generally declined slightly from the mid 1990s, a result of little change in dwelling stock.

Land use

Upper Aramoho is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Aramoho Park and one school.