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Redfern is a suburb of south Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 11,000 (56.1% male, 43.9% female). Around 2115 families live in the area and of those 20.7% have one or more children under the age of 15. 14.8% of families have only a single parent while 58.7% of couples have no children. Redfern covers an area of approximately 120 hectares (298 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Redfern is between $150-$249 per week (14.1% of people). 4.9% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 5.9% of the population.
Of the 4819 private dwellings in Redfern 13% are owned outright by their occupiers, 24% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 58% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Redfern is as follows: 1.5% separate houses, 31.9% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 65.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Redfern 24% are married, 10% are divorced, 3% are separated, 5% are widowed and 58% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Redfern has an above average migrant population, with around 54.6% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (4.7%), New Zealand (3.7%), China (3.3%), Greece (1.3%), Lebanon (1.0%).
Redfern varies in altitude/elevation from about 21 m (highlight point) to 54 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Redfern is 2016.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Redfern include Alexandria, Centennial Park, Chippendale, Darlington, Erskineville, Surry Hills and Waterloo.
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