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Healesville is a suburb of east-northeast Melbourne in south Victoria and has a population of around 6,600 (48.1% male, 51.9% female). Around 1750 families live in the area and of those 38.8% have one or more children under the age of 15. 18.1% of families have only a single parent while 38.9% of couples have no children. Healesville covers an area of approximately 16082 hectares or around 161 square kilometres (km2) (39739 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Healesville is between $250-$399 per week (16.2% of people). 7.1% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.4% of the population.
Of the 2402 private dwellings in Healesville 37% are owned outright by their occupiers, 39% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 20% are being rented. On average there are around 2.7 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Healesville is as follows: 89.5% separate houses, 1.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 8.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Healesville 49% are married, 11% are divorced, 4% are separated, 7% are widowed and 29% have never married.
Healesville varies in altitude/elevation from about 72 m (highlight point) to 1120 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Healesville is 3777.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Healesville include Badger Creek, Chum Creek, Coldstream, Dixons Creek, Don Valley, McMahons Creek, Narbethong and Toolangi.
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