Sadleir, New South Wales

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sadleir
SydneyNew South Wales
SadleirNSWpark480.jpg
Landa Park, Sadleir
Sadleir is located in New South Wales
Sadleir
Sadleir
Coordinates 33°54′45″S 150°52′49″E / 33.91250°S 150.88028°E / -33.91250; 150.88028Coordinates: 33°54′45″S 150°52′49″E / 33.91250°S 150.88028°E / -33.91250; 150.88028
Population 3,053 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 2168
Location 37 km (23 mi) south-west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Liverpool
State electorate(s) Liverpool
Federal Division(s) Werriwa
Suburbs around Sadleir:
Busby Heckenberg Mount Pritchard
Busby Sadleir Ashcroft
Miller Cartwright Liverpool

Sadleir is a suburb in south-western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Sadleir is located 37 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Liverpool.

History[edit]

Sadleir was named after Richard Sadleir, the first mayor of Liverpool in 1872. Sadleir was part of the Green Valley housing estate, which was subdivided in 1960.[2]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2006 census, Sadleir had a population of 2825. The average age was 33, slightly lower than the national average, with higher than expected numbers of people in the 0-14 and 65 plus age groups. There was a significant housing commission population with around a third of the suburb's dwellings belonging to the Department of Housing. The median household income of $586 per week was substantially less than the national average ($1027). The majority of residents were Australian born, with minorities born in Vietnam (5.8%) and Lebanon (also 5.8%).[3]

Education[edit]

Sadleir Public School is the only school in the suburb. The nearest high school is in neighbouring Miller.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Sadleir (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  2. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8, page 236
  3. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Sadleir (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2008. 
  4. ^ "Sadleir Public School". NSW Department of Education. Retrieved 7 July 2008.