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Waverley is a suburb of southeast Sydney in east New South Wales and has a population of around 4,200 (45.6% male, 54.4% female). Around 858 families live in the area and of those 37.1% have one or more children under the age of 15. 15.9% of families have only a single parent while 40.3% of couples have no children. Waverley covers an area of approximately 63 hectares (155 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Waverley is between $250-$399 per week (10.2% of people). 6.9% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 9.1% of the population.
Of the 1532 private dwellings in Waverley 29% are owned outright by their occupiers, 25% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 42% are being rented. On average there are around 2.7 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Waverley is as follows: 25.9% separate houses, 19.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 53.5% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Waverley 35% are married, 9% are divorced, 2% are separated, 10% are widowed and 42% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Waverley has an above average migrant population, with around 43.3% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (7.8%), New Zealand (3.4%), South Africa (1.6%), Ireland (1.3%), Italy (1.2%).
Waverley varies in altitude/elevation from about 53 m (highlight point) to 115 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Waverley is 2024.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Waverley include Bondi, Bondi Junction, Bronte, Clovelly, Queens Park and Randwick.
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