Miller, New South Wales

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Miller
SydneyNew South Wales
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Miller Central
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Population3,237 (2016 census)[1]
Established1965
Postcode(s)2168
Location38 km (24 mi) SW of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)City of Liverpool
State electorate(s)Liverpool
Federal division(s)Werriwa
Suburbs around Miller:
Hinchinbrook Busby Busby
Hinchinbrook Miller Sadleir
Hoxton Park Prestons Cartwright

Miller is a suburb of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia 38 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Liverpool. Neighbouring suburbs include Hoxton Park, Hinchinbrook, Cartwright, Prestons, Sadleir and Busby.

Commercial area[edit]

Miller Central is the main shopping centre in Miller that is currently managed by Savills. It contains a Woolworths, Aldi, and approximately 32 other shops. Miller Shopping Centre was sold to new owners in early 2011 and renovations were completed to improve the suburb's appeal.

History[edit]

Miller was part of the Green Valley housing estate which was developed between 1961 and 1965. It is named after Peter Miller, an early landholder in the Green Valley area.[2] When in construction, the top soil was trucked over to the north of sydney, leaving clay exposed.

Schools[edit]

  • Miller Technology High School (contains an English-language program for immigrant children from the entire Liverpool council area)[3]
  • Miller Public School[4]
  • Miller College[5]
  • St Therese Catholic Primary School (Also considered to be in Sadlier)[6]

Population[edit]

At the 2016 census, the suburb of Miller recorded a population of 3,237 people. The median age of people in Miller was 36 years, compared to the national median of 38 years. Children aged under 15 years made up 21.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13% of the population. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.9% of the population. Just over half (55.9%) of people were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 66.7%; the next most common countries of birth were Lebanon (5.6%), Vietnam (5.0%), Fiji (2.5%), Iraq (1.7%) and New Zealand (1.7%). Just under half (45.5%) of the population spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were Arabic (18.6%), Vietnamese (8.1%), Hindi (2.2%), Samoan (1.9%) and Spanish (1.8%). The most common responses for religion were Catholic 22.5% and Islam 20.6%.

The median household income was $739 per week, just under half the national median of $1,438 per week. The average household size was 2.7 people.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Miller (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 July 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollen, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8
  3. ^ "Miller Technology High School formally known as Miller High school". NSW Department of Education. Retrieved 7 July 2008.
  4. ^ "Miller Public School". NSW Department of Education. Retrieved 7 July 2008.
  5. ^ "Miller College - TAFE NSW". South Western Sydney Institute. Archived from the original on 20 March 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  6. ^ "St Therese Catholic Primary School". Sydney Catholic Schools. Retrieved 1 February 2021.

Coordinates: 33°55′36″S 150°52′21″E / 33.9268°S 150.8724°E / -33.9268; 150.8724