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Melbourne is a suburb of south-southeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 20,000 (50.6% male, 49.4% female). Around 3545 families live in the area and of those 10.2% have one or more children under the age of 15. 7.3% of families have only a single parent while 61.7% of couples have no children. Melbourne covers an area of approximately 451 hectares (1115 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Melbourne is between $600-$799 per week (7.8% of people). 17.0% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 6.7% of the population.
Of the 8637 private dwellings in Melbourne 15% are owned outright by their occupiers, 18% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 64% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Melbourne is as follows: 0.1% separate houses, 0.9% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 98.4% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Melbourne 23% are married, 6% are divorced, 2% are separated, 3% are widowed and 67% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Melbourne has an above average migrant population, with around 69.9% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: Malaysia (6.8%), Indonesia (6.6%), China (5.9%), Hong Kong (3.3%), United Kingdom (3.0%).
Melbourne varies in altitude/elevation from about 2 m (highlight point) to 68 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Melbourne is 3004.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Melbourne include Albert Park, Carlton, Cremorne, Docklands, East Melbourne, North Melbourne, Parkville, Prahran, Richmond, South Melbourne, South Yarra, Southbank, St Kilda, West Melbourne and Windsor.
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Bonzle users sighted or observed the following birds in Melbourne: little raven (Corvus mellori). Is this list accurate? Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching in Melbourne? What species of birds have you seen? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
Melbourne There are 3 places with pictures within Melbourne: Melbourne, Flagstaff and Parliament
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