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West Croydon is a suburb of northwest Adelaide in southeast South Australia and has a population of around 3,900 (48.9% male, 51.1% female). Around 1035 families live in the area and of those 39.2% have one or more children under the age of 15. 15.3% of families have only a single parent while 34.6% of couples have no children. West Croydon covers an area of approximately 166 hectares (411 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in West Croydon is between $150-$249 per week (19.8% of people). 5.9% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.5% of the population.
Of the 1461 private dwellings in West Croydon 37% are owned outright by their occupiers, 35% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 24% are being rented. On average there are around 2.7 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in West Croydon is as follows: 91.2% separate houses, 5.2% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 3.6% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in West Croydon 49% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 7% are widowed and 34% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, West Croydon has close to average migrant population, with around 33.1% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: Italy (4.5%), Greece (4.2%), United Kingdom (3.5%), Vietnam (2.7%), South Eastern Europe (1.3%).
West Croydon varies in altitude/elevation from about 13 m (highlight point) to 21 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for West Croydon is 5008.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of West Croydon include Allenby Gardens, Beverley, Croydon, Croydon Park, Kilkenny, Renown Park and Welland.
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