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Hawthorn is a suburb of east-southeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 20,000 (49.1% male, 50.9% female). Around 4311 families live in the area and of those 30.7% have one or more children under the age of 15. 10.3% of families have only a single parent while 43.1% of couples have no children. Hawthorn covers an area of approximately 567 hectares (1402 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Hawthorn is $2,000 or more per week (11.4% of people). 9.4% have no income.
Of the 8041 private dwellings in Hawthorn 27% are owned outright by their occupiers, 22% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 48% are being rented. On average there are around 2.5 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Hawthorn is as follows: 35.3% separate houses, 14.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 50.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Hawthorn 36% are married, 6% are divorced, 2% are separated, 4% are widowed and 51% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Hawthorn has an above average migrant population, with around 34.9% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: India (3.9%), United Kingdom (3.8%), China (2.4%), Malaysia (1.6%), New Zealand (1.6%).
Hawthorn varies in altitude/elevation from about 5 m (highlight point) to 70 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Hawthorn is 3122.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Hawthorn include Abbotsford, Burnley, Hawthorn East, Kew, Kooyong, Malvern, Richmond and Toorak.
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