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Welcome to Belconnen(2617)

  • Distance from Canberra CBD: 7km (4.6 miles)
  • Approximate size for this postcode: 92.8 km²
  • Surrounding suburbs: Mckellar(2617), Lawson(2617), Weetangera(2614), Aranda(2614), Macquarie(2614), Florey(2615), Page(2614)
  • Other suburbs with same post code: Bruce, Evatt, Giralang, Kaleen, Lawson, Mckellar
  • Total of population in this suburb in year 2011 : 4,437 people
  • Median age persons in 2011 was: 29 years old
  • Most of people in Belconnen were born in Australia
  • Ancestors were mostly from: English
  • Median individual income in 2011 was: $833 per week
  • Median family income was: $1,743 per week
  • Median house price (2010): $353,050
  • Median unit price (2010): $349,000
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Suburb Highlights
Suburb Highlights

Belconnen Town Centre, Lake Ginninderra and residential areas constitute Belconnen.  Belconnen town center has the highest density of different kinds of rocks outcropping of any Canberra suburb. It is at the intersection of two faults that form an X shape across Canberra. These are the Deakin Fault and the Winslade Fault.

On the residential areas, particularly to the south of the suburb, Emu Ridge, there are significant numbers of medium density dwellings.  Belconnent has a number of parks such as Diddams Close Park and John Knight Memorial Park. The large Westfield shopping mall is located at the town centre. It has an area of 4.39 km² and was first settled in 1983.  Lake Ginninderra College is located on the shore of Lake Ginninderra near the Belconnen Town Centre.
 

Note:
The demographics information are compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census). Copyright in ABS Data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.