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Alexandria is a suburb of south-southwest Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 5,800 (52.8% male, 47.2% female). Around 1384 families live in the area and of those 25.2% have one or more children under the age of 15. 10.2% of families have only a single parent while 61.5% of couples have no children. Alexandria covers an area of approximately 381 hectares (941 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Alexandria is between $1,000-$1,299 per week (13.8% of people). 4.3% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 9.2% of the population.
Of the 2488 private dwellings in Alexandria 13% are owned outright by their occupiers, 36% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 49% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Alexandria is as follows: 20.0% separate houses, 24.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 54.6% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Alexandria 27% are married, 7% are divorced, 2% are separated, 2% are widowed and 62% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Alexandria has an above average migrant population, with around 40.0% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (6.0%), New Zealand (3.9%), Indonesia (1.0%), Hong Kong (0.9%), China (0.8%).
Alexandria varies in altitude/elevation from about -5 m (highlight point) to 28 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Alexandria is 2015.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Alexandria include Beaconsfield, Erskineville, Mascot, Redfern, Rosebery, St Peters, Waterloo and Zetland.
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