Box Hill, New South Wales

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Box Hill
SydneyNew South Wales
Box Wood Plantation.jpg
Box Wood plantation in Box Hill
Coordinates 33°39′S 150°53′E / 33.65°S 150.88°E / -33.65; 150.88Coordinates: 33°39′S 150°53′E / 33.65°S 150.88°E / -33.65; 150.88
Population 1,173 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2765
Location 42 km (26 mi) NW of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) The Hills Shire
State electorate(s) Hawkesbury
Federal Division(s) Mitchell
Suburbs around Box Hill:
Scheyville Maraylya Kenthurst
Oakville Box Hill Nelson
Vineyard Riverstone Rouse Hill

Box Hill is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Box Hill is located 42 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of The Hills Shire and part of the Hills District region.

Box Hill is a rural area on the outskirts of Sydney.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 census of Population, there were 1,173 residents in Box Hill. 73.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were Malta 3.7%, New Zealand 2.6%, Italy 2.0%, England 1.7% and India 0.8%. 74.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Maltese 4.3%, Italian 2.4%, Arabic 2.1%, Croatian 1.7% and Mandarin 1.7%. The most common responses for religion in Box Hill were Catholic 42.6%, Anglican 19.1%, No Religion 9.1%, Presbyterian and Reformed 3.1% and Uniting Church 2.7%. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Box Hill (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 April 2013.