Town Profile
Town Profile
Photos
Location of Town
Town Reviews
  • Unley
    AdelaideSouth Australia
    Population3,889 (2011 census)[1]
    Established1840[2]
    Postcode(s)5061
    LGA(s)City of Unley
    State electorate(s)Unley
    Federal Division(s)Adelaide
    Suburbs around Unley:
    Adelaide
    Parklands
    Adelaide
    Parklands
    Adelaide
    Parklands
    Wayville
    Goodwood
    Unley Parkside
    Fullarton
    Millswood Hyde Park Malvern Malvern

    Unley is an inner-southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia, within the City of Unley. The suburb is the home of the Sturt Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). Unley neighbours Adelaide Park Lands, Fullarton, Hyde Park, Malvern, Parkside and Wayville.

    The boundaries of Unley are Greenhill Road (north), Unley Road, Maud Street and Windsor Street (east), Cremorne Street and Opey Avenue (south) and King William Road (west).

    Unley is the family name of the wife of Thomas Whistler, owner of land in Unley which was laid out around 1857.[3]

    History

    Prior to British settlement, Unley was home to indigenous peoples of the Kaurna tribe. Settlement by migrants began in the mid-19th century with arrivals predominantly from United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and to a small extent German speaking lands. At this time a small number of other ethnic groups also appeared. The land was cleared of native forest to farm sheep and cattle and to plant vineyards and orchards. Since then, it has developed into a commercial hub, just south of Adelaide's city centre. The suburb also has a significant Greek Australian population.

    Unley Post Office opened on 17 January 1850.[4]

    The Glenelg tram line passes the northwest corner of the suburb.

    Demographics

    Population 2001[5] % 2006[6] % % change
    Total 3,427 3,585 + 4.6%
    by Gender
    Females 1,750 51.1% 1,850 51.6% + 5.7%
    Males 1,677 48.9% 1,735 48.4% + 3.5%
    by Age Group
    0-4 173 5.0% 215 6.0% +24.3%
    5-14 324 9.5% 329 9.2% + 1.5%
    15-24 509 14.9% 519 14.5% + 2.0%
    25-54 1,688 49.3% 1,701 47.4% + 0.8%
    55-64 338 9.9% 392 10.9% +16.0%
    65+ 396 11.6% 427 11.9% + 7.8%
    by Country of Birth
    Australia 2,477 72.3% 2,533 70.7% + 2.3%
    England 175 5.1% 183 5.1% + 4.6%
    Greece 132 3.9% 104 2.9% -21.2%
    Italy 127 3.7% 124 3.5% - 2.4%
    Scotland 30 0.9%
    Germany 24 0.7%
    China 69 1.9%
    Malaysia 32 0.9%
    Dwellings 2001[5] % 2006[6] % % change
    Total dwellings 1,717 1,755 + 2.2%
    Occupied dwellings 1,582 1,616 + 2.1%
    by Dwelling Type
    Separate house 924 58.4% 906 56.1% - 1.9%
    Semi-detached, row 346 21.9% 370 22.9% + 6.9%
    Flat, unit, etc. 305 19.3% 340 21.0% +11.5%
    by Ownership
    Fully owned 586 37.0% 499 30.9% -14.8%
    Purchasing 352 22.4% 455 28.2% +29.3%
    Rented 530 33.5% 576 35.6% + 8.7%

    Notable residents

    See also

    References

    1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Unley (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 October 2016. Edit this at Wikidata
    2. ^ "How Unley Developed". City of Unley. Archived from the original on 19 July 2008. Retrieved 19 February 2009.
    3. ^ Unley: ECSA
    4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011.
    5. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Unley (State Suburb)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 July 2008.
    6. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Unley (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 July 2008.
    7. ^ Payne, G.B. (1972) History of Unley, 1871-1971, ISBN 0 959917403 p. 89.
    8. ^ Payne, G.B. (1972) History of Unley, 1871-1971, ISBN 0 959917403 pp. 93-94, 173-174.

    External links

    Coordinates: 34°57′S 138°36′E / 34.950°S 138.600°E / -34.950; 138.600


    source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unley,_South Australia
  • No Records Found

    Sorry, no records were found. Please adjust your search criteria and try again.

    Google Map Not Loaded

    Sorry, unable to load Google Maps API.

  • Leave a Review

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *