|Municipality||City of Johannesburg|
|• Total||0.06 km2 (0.02 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||62.8%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||15.5%|
|• Southern Ndebele||8.3%|
|Postal code (street)||2192|
The suburb was founded in 1939 and borders Louis Botha Avenue.:292 It was surveyed around 1912 and developed from 1921 on land originally on the farm Klipfontein. The suburbs land was owned by Ockert Jacobus van Wyk and was named after his wife Mary. The suburb consists mainly of businesses and a small number of houses.:292 The suburb is also the home of Maryvale College, a Catholic primary and high school formed in the same year as the suburb though the red bricked church on the grounds was built a year earlier.:295
- "Sub Place Maryvale". Census 2011.
- "Orange Grove Precinct. Heritage Impact Assessment & Conservation Management Plan. Report Phase 3. Volume 3" (PDF). Johannesburg Development Agency (published 16 May 2016). 19 February 2017.
- Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.
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