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Brunswick East is a suburb of north-northeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 7,400 (47.5% male, 52.5% female). Around 1708 families live in the area and of those 29.4% have one or more children under the age of 15. 13.6% of families have only a single parent while 44.8% of couples have no children. Brunswick East covers an area of approximately 215 hectares (532 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Brunswick East is between $150-$249 per week (15.2% of people). 5.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.2% of the population.
Of the 3018 private dwellings in Brunswick East 29% are owned outright by their occupiers, 24% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 43% are being rented. On average there are around 2.5 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Brunswick East is as follows: 47.5% separate houses, 25.4% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 26.1% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Brunswick East 33% are married, 7% are divorced, 2% are separated, 5% are widowed and 53% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Brunswick East has an above average migrant population, with around 40.9% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: Italy (7.5%), United Kingdom (3.6%), Greece (2.8%), Lebanon (1.8%), New Zealand (1.7%).
Brunswick East varies in altitude/elevation from about 35 m (highlight point) to 55 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Brunswick East is 3057.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Brunswick East include Brunswick, Carlton North, Coburg, Fitzroy North, Northcote and Princes Hill.
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