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Carlton, VIC 3053

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Carlton North, 3054 0.0km Princes Hill, 3054 0.9km Fitzroy North, 3068 1.7km Collingwood, 3066 2.4km Collingwood North, 3066 2.4km
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Summary

Carlton is an inner city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2 km north from Melbourne’s central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Melbourne. At the 2006 Census, Carlton had a population of 12,050.

Its boundaries are roughly Elizabeth Street to the West, Princes Street to the North, Victoria Street to the south, and Nicholson Street to the East.

The suburb well known for its "Little Italy" precinct on Lygon Street, for its Victorian architecture and its European-style squares (University Square, Lincoln Square, Argyle Place and MacArthur Place) and the Carlton Gardens, the latter being the location of the Royal Exhibition Building, one of Australia’s few man-made sites with World Heritage status.

Carlton is thought to have been named after Carlton House, London.

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Carlton is a small mixed-use suburb in Melbourne's inner north. The Lygon Street caf´┐Ż and restaurant strip makes it a focal point for tourism to Melbourne, and it is also home to Victoria's only entry on the World Heritage List, the Royal Exhibition Buildings and Carlton Gardens. There are a large but declining number of public housing dwellings in the suburb, a product of the slum clearance projects of the late 1960s.

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History of Carlton, VIC 3053

Carlton was founded in 1851 at the beginning of the Victorian Gold Rush. Carlton Post Office opened on 19 October 1865.

Heritage Listed Locations Nearby

Lygon Street 0.8km
Cottage 0.8km

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Facts and Figures About Carlton, VIC 3053 (census 2006)

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Population of Carlton

12049
Population of Carlton during 2006 census.

Age Distribution In Carlton

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People's age breakdown in Carlton.

Population of Carlton North

6088
Population of Carlton North during 2006 census.

Age Distribution In Carlton North

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People's age breakdown in Carlton North.

Growth (Carlton North)

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Land Area (Carlton North)

2.3 km2
Total size of land covered by Carlton North

Res. Stability (Carlton North)

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% of residents living at same address in Carlton North

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Population growth in Carlton in last 25 years.

Land Area (Carlton)

1.8 km2
Total size of land covered by Carlton

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Demographics

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Country of Birth - Carlton

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Country of Birth - Carlton North

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Common countries of birth for residents of Carlton North.

Family Types - Carlton

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Family Types - Carlton North

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Language Spoken at Home - Carlton

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Language spoken at home for residents of Carlton.

Language Spoken at Home - Carlton North

Common languages spoken at home for residents of Carlton North
Language spoken at home for residents of Carlton North.

Religion - Carlton

Common religions for residents of Carlton
Common religions for residents of Carlton.

Religion - Carlton North

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Common religions for residents of Carlton North.

Family income p/wk - Carlton

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Family income p/wk - Carlton North

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Highest Year of School - Carlton

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Highest Year of School - Carlton North

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Highest year of school education achieved by residents in Carlton North.

Tertiary Qualifications - Carlton

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Tertiary qualifications by type for residents in Carlton.

Tertiary Qualifications - Carlton North

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Tertiary qualifications by type for residents in Carlton North.

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Individual income p/wk - Carlton

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Individual income p/wk - Carlton North

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Hours Worked p/w - Carlton

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Hours Worked p/w - Carlton North

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Individual worker's stated hours worked per week in Carlton North.

Industry of Work - Carlton

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Industry of work for workers living in Carlton.

Industry of Work - Carlton North

Common industry of work for workers living in Carlton North
Industry of work for workers living in Carlton North.

Occupations - Carlton

Stated occupations for workers living in Carlton
Stated occupations for workers living in Carlton.

Occupations - Carlton North

Stated occupations for workers living in Carlton North
Stated occupations for workers living in Carlton North.

Travel to Work - Carlton

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Travel to Work - Carlton North

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Modes of transport for travel to work for residents of Carlton North.

Households

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House Types (Carlton North)

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Tenure (Carlton North)

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Occupants (Carlton)

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Vehicles (Carlton)

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House Types (Carlton)

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Higher density is semi-detached, terrace houses, flats, units or apartments

Tenure (Carlton)

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Dwelling tenures in Carlton
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