Caulfield East, Victoria

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Caulfield East
MelbourneVictoria
MonashUni-Caulfield-H building.jpg
Caulfield East is located in Melbourne
Caulfield East
Caulfield East
Coordinates 37°52′34″S 145°02′38″E / 37.876°S 145.044°E / -37.876; 145.044Coordinates: 37°52′34″S 145°02′38″E / 37.876°S 145.044°E / -37.876; 145.044
Population 1,584 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 1,220/km2 (3,160/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 3145
Area 1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Location 14 km (9 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Glen Eira
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Melbourne Ports
Suburbs around Caulfield East:
Caulfield North Malvern East
Caulfield East
Caulfield Glen Huntly Carnegie

Caulfield East is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 10 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Glen Eira.

The suburb contains landmarks such as the Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield railway station, the Caulfield Campus of Monash University and Glen Eira College. The suburb is bounded by Booran Road and Kambrook Road to the west, Dandenong Road to the north, Grange Road to the east and Neerim Road to the south.

History[edit]

Caulfield East Post Office opened on 6 December 1888, and was known briefly in 1928 and 1929 as Malvern East.[2]

Population[edit]

As of the 2016 Census, Caulfield East had a population of 1,584. 43.5% of people were born in Australia. The next most common country of birth was China at 22.7%. 49.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin at 22.9%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 45.7% and Catholic 17.4%.[1]

See also[edit]

  • City of Caulfield - the former local government area of which Caulfield East was a part.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Caulfield East (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 October 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History, Post Office List, retrieved 11 April 2008