McKellar  Suburb
About McKellar
McKellar postcode 2617
Total Persons : 2604
Total Males : 1287
Total Femals : 1317
Age Group (0-4 years) : 137
Age Group (5-14 years) 344
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 36
Persons born overseas 712
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 84
No of People Married : 1111
Married Percentage: 0.523
Labour Force: 1483
Employed Fulltime: 929
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.626
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 370
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.258
Main Industry of Employment: Central Government Administration
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 193
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.134
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 664
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1626
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1771
Number of Families: 725
Number of Families With Children: 384
Total Private Dwellings: 941
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 400
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1408
Average Household Size: 3
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.401
Household Rented Percentage: 0.225
Family Household Percentage: 0.803
McKellar is a residential suburb of Canberra, Australia in the Belconnen district.

The suburb is named after Colin McKellar who was Minister for Repatriation from 1964-70. The suburb name was gazetted on 15 January 1974. The streets of McKellar are named for journalists with the main street of the suburb called Dumas Street.

McKellar has its own Neighbourhood Watch, with regular newsletters sent around to households. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) statistics regularly show low incidents of crime compared to the suburb's surrounding regions. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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