Balaclava postcode 3183
Total Persons : 5035
Total Males : 2508
Total Femals : 2527
Age Group (0-4 years) : 285
Age Group (5-14 years) 312
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 33
Persons born overseas 1612
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 177
No of People Married : 1240
Married Percentage: 0.279
Labour Force: 2982
Employed Fulltime: 1917
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.643
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 968
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.342
Main Industry of Employment: Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 143
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.05
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 631
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1045
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1413
Number of Families: 1075
Number of Families With Children: 343
Total Private Dwellings: 2744
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 330
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1573
Average Household Size: 2
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.2
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.171
Household Rented Percentage: 0.491
Family Household Percentage: 0.43
Balaclava is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, in Australia.
It is situated in the south-east of the city in the St Kilda East area and is bounded by Inkerman Street to the north, Chapel Street to the west, Hotham Street to the east and Oak Grove and Los Angeles Court to the south. In terms of its cadastral division, Balaclava is in the parish of Prahran within the County of Bourke. As of 2006 the population at 5,035 people.
The suburb was named after the Battle of Balaclava that took place on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War.
The well known television celebrity Graham Kennedy spent part of his childhood in the Balaclava area. After his death, the local council placed a commemorative plaque on the house in which he lived .
Balaclava is home to much of Melbourne's Orthodox Jewish Community, consisting of both Hasidim and non-Hasidim (Mitnagdim or Yeshivish Jews). Within its confines are a number of kosher restaurants and shops that cater to the local and broader Melbourne Haredi communities. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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