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Aberdare is located in east New South Wales and has a population of around 2,200 (49.7% male, 50.3% female). Around 596 families live in the area and of those 46.1% have one or more children under the age of 15. 24.0% of families have only a single parent while 31.2% of couples have no children. Aberdare covers an area of approximately 161 hectares (397 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Aberdare is between $150-$249 per week (21.5% of people). 6.5% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.3% of the population.
Of the 784 private dwellings in Aberdare 37% are owned outright by their occupiers, 31% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 28% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Aberdare is as follows: 91.3% separate houses, 7.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 1.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Aberdare 46% are married, 9% are divorced, 4% are separated, 6% are widowed and 35% have never married.
Aberdare varies in altitude/elevation from about 72 m (highlight point) to 101 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Aberdare is 2325.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Aberdare include Abernethy, Cessnock and Kearsley.
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