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Richmond is a suburb of east-southeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 22,000 (49.0% male, 51.0% female). Around 5006 families live in the area and of those 27.1% have one or more children under the age of 15. 16.3% of families have only a single parent while 48.9% of couples have no children. Richmond covers an area of approximately 440 hectares (1086 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Richmond is between $150-$249 per week (12.6% of people). 5.0% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 7.3% of the population.
Of the 9441 private dwellings in Richmond 20% are owned outright by their occupiers, 23% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 54% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Richmond is as follows: 26.7% separate houses, 30.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 42.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Richmond 31% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 4% are widowed and 55% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Richmond has an above average migrant population, with around 42.0% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: Vietnam (6.1%), United Kingdom (3.6%), Greece (3.1%), New Zealand (2.5%), China (1.6%).
Richmond varies in altitude/elevation from about 4 m (highlight point) to 41 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Richmond is 3121.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Richmond include Abbotsford, Burnley, Collingwood, Cremorne, East Melbourne, Hawthorn, Kew, Melbourne and South Yarra.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities in Richmond include caravan park or parks, child care centre, cycle paths, high school, public toilets, service station, shops and tennis courts. Do you know of other facilities available in Richmond? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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Bonzle users sighted or observed the following birds in Richmond: silvereye (Zosterops lateralis). Is this list accurate? Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching in Richmond? 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.
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