West Melbourne  Suburb
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About West Melbourne
West Melbourne postcode 3003
Total Persons : 3037
Total Males : 1816
Total Femals : 1221
Age Group (0-4 years) : 75
Age Group (5-14 years) 117
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 29
Persons born overseas 941
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: China
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 126
No of People Married : 670
Married Percentage: 0.235
Labour Force: 1612
Employed Fulltime: 1071
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.664
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 653
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.433
Main Industry of Employment: Legal and Accounting Services
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 84
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.056
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 667
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1424
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1695
Number of Families: 541
Number of Families With Children: 122
Total Private Dwellings: 1308
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 450
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1742
Average Household Size: 2.2
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.2
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.141
Household Rented Percentage: 0.47
Family Household Percentage: 0.44
West Melbourne is an inner city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km north-west from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Melbourne. At the 2006 survey of Australian people, West Melbourne had a population of 3037.

Peel Street and the Flagstaff Gardens help form the Eastern Boundary, with the Western Boundary defined by the Maribyrnong River and Coode Island, a locality of West Melbourne which is home to Victoria's largest toxic chemical storage facility.

Being largely an industrial area, a significant portion of West Melbourne is occupied by the Port of Melbourne, the Dynon railway yards and the Melbourne Markets. These include the Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable and Fish Markets as well as the National Flower Centre. It is also home to the Queen Victoria Market located on corner of Victoria and Peel Streets. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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