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South Yarra is a suburb of southeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 18,000 (48.7% male, 51.3% female). Around 3663 families live in the area and of those 20.3% have one or more children under the age of 15. 11.8% of families have only a single parent while 57.9% of couples have no children. South Yarra covers an area of approximately 504 hectares (1245 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in South Yarra is $2,000 or more per week (11.5% of people). 6.4% have no income.
Of the 8274 private dwellings in South Yarra 21% are owned outright by their occupiers, 17% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 59% are being rented. On average there are around 2.2 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in South Yarra is as follows: 13.7% separate houses, 18.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 68.1% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in South Yarra 29% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 4% are widowed and 56% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, South Yarra has an above average migrant population, with around 44.1% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (5.0%), New Zealand (2.8%), India (1.6%), China (1.6%), Malaysia (1.3%).
South Yarra varies in altitude/elevation from about 3 m (highlight point) to 44 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for South Yarra is 3141.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of South Yarra include Burnley, Cremorne, Melbourne, Prahran, Richmond, South Melbourne, Southbank and Toorak.
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