Kent Town, South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia
|Population||1,151 (2006 census)|
|• Density||1,920/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Area||0.6 km2 (0.2 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Norwood Payneham St Peters|
The suburb was named after Dr Benjamin Archer Kent, who established a farm and flour mill on which the suburb now stands.
The age distribution of Kent Town residents is comparable to that of the greater Australian population. 66.2% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 33.8% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
Prince Alfred College is located in the suburb.
Kent Town is the site of a former brewery, now redeveloped into apartments.
The suburb is serviced by the following main roads:
- Dequetteville Terrace, forming the western boundary of the suburb.
- Fullarton Road, running north-south between Norwood and Springfield
- Rundle Street, cutting horizontally across the middle of Kent Town.
Kent Town is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Kent Town (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 January 2011.
- The Manning Index of South Australian History - Kent Town Archived 10 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
- City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters
- Local Government Association of SA - City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters
- 2006 ABS Census Data by Location