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Abbotsford is a suburb of east-northeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 4,300 (50.5% male, 49.5% female). Around 947 families live in the area and of those 27.9% have one or more children under the age of 15. 12.9% of families have only a single parent while 49.0% of couples have no children. Abbotsford covers an area of approximately 179 hectares (442 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Abbotsford is between $250-$399 per week (11.6% of people). 4.6% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 5.6% of the population.
Of the 1707 private dwellings in Abbotsford 23% are owned outright by their occupiers, 30% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 44% are being rented. On average there are around 2.5 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Abbotsford is as follows: 25.7% separate houses, 47.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 25.8% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Abbotsford 29% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 4% are widowed and 56% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Abbotsford has an above average migrant population, with around 40.0% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: Vietnam (7.7%), Greece (3.2%), United Kingdom (3.2%), New Zealand (2.4%), China (1.5%).
Abbotsford varies in altitude/elevation from about 9 m (highlight point) to 35 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Abbotsford is 3067.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Abbotsford include Clifton Hill, Collingwood, East Melbourne, Fairfield, Hawthorn, Kew and Richmond.
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