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Berkeley is located in southeast New South Wales and has a population of around 7,400 (48.9% male, 51.1% female). Around 1982 families live in the area and of those 40.3% have one or more children under the age of 15. 24.3% of families have only a single parent while 31.1% of couples have no children. Berkeley covers an area of approximately 879 hectares (2171 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Berkeley is between $150-$249 per week (23.7% of people). 7.2% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 0.9% of the population.
Of the 2606 private dwellings in Berkeley 33% are owned outright by their occupiers, 27% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 35% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Berkeley is as follows: 86.6% separate houses, 4.7% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 8.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Berkeley 48% are married, 9% are divorced, 3% are separated, 8% are widowed and 33% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Berkeley has close to average migrant population, with around 32.4% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (6.2%), Macedonia (3.1%), Italy (1.3%), Vietnam (1.1%), Germany (1.1%).
Berkeley varies in altitude/elevation from about -3 m (highlight point) to 120 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Berkeley is 2506.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Berkeley include Cringila, Kanahooka, Kembla Grange, Lake Heights, Mount Saint Thomas and Unanderra.
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