Barrack Heights, New South Wales

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Barrack Heights
Shellharbour
Barrack Point Barrack Heights Aerial.jpg
Coordinates 34°33′54″S 150°51′25″E / 34.56500°S 150.85694°E / -34.56500; 150.85694Coordinates: 34°33′54″S 150°51′25″E / 34.56500°S 150.85694°E / -34.56500; 150.85694
Population 6,160 (2006)[1]
Postcode(s) 2528
Location 16 km (10 mi) south of Wollongong
LGA(s) City of Shellharbour
State electorate(s) Shellharbour
Federal Division(s) Gilmore
Suburbs around Barrack Heights:
Mount Warrigal Warilla Warilla
Oak Flats, Shellharbour City Centre Barrack Heights Barrack Point
Blackbutt Blackbutt Shellharbour

Barrack Heights is a suburb of the City of Shellharbour in New South Wales, Australia in the local government area of the same name. Many institutions are located in Barrack Heights, including Shellharbour Public Hospital, Shellharbour Private Hospital, Warilla Bowling Club, Warilla Sports Club and Warilla High School.

Barrack Heights is surrounded by the suburbs of Barrack Point, Blackbutt, Mount Warrigal, Oak Flats, Shellharbour, Shellharbour City Centre and Warilla.

Demography[edit]

The 2006 Australian census revealed that 6,160 lived in the suburb of Barrack Heights. Indigenous peoples accounted for 3.7% of the population.[1]

Country of Birth[edit]

Australia - 4,375 (71.0%)

England - 381 (6.2%)

Macedonia - 244 (4.0%)

Croatia - 75 (1.2%)

Scotland - 73 (1.2%)

Germany - 66 or (1.1%)

Language Spoken at Home[edit]

English language 4,952 (80.4%)

Macedonian - 353 (5.7%)

Croatian - 86 (1.4%)

Spanish - 79 (1.3%)

Italian - 77 (1.3%)

Greek - 61 (1.0%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Barrack Heights (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-11-20.