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Burnley is a suburb of east-southeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 710 (51.5% male, 48.5% female). Around 160 families live in the area and of those 21.3% have one or more children under the age of 15. 13.8% of families have only a single parent while 61.3% of couples have no children. Burnley covers an area of approximately 112 hectares (276 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Burnley is between $1,000-$1,299 per week (14.3% of people). 3.2% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 7.8% of the population.
Of the 329 private dwellings in Burnley 18% are owned outright by their occupiers, 36% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 44% are being rented. On average there are around 2.2 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Burnley is as follows: 32.7% separate houses, 28.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 38.8% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Burnley 22% are married, 9% are divorced, 2% are separated, 3% are widowed and 64% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Burnley has close to average migrant population, with around 31.0% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (3.4%), India (3.0%), New Zealand (3.0%), Greece (2.5%), United States of America (1.4%).
Burnley varies in altitude/elevation from about 4 m (highlight point) to 19 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Burnley is 3121.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Burnley include Hawthorn, Richmond, South Yarra and Toorak.
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