LLT Accountants Serving Leichhardt

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Leichhardt History

Located about 5 kilometres from the central business district, Leichhardt is in the administrative centre for local government area of Leichhardt.
Before the European settlement, Leichhardt was occupied by aboriginal people belonging to the Wangal band of the Dharug (Eora) language group. The coastal aboriginals around city were given the name “Eora” which means from this place. These words were frequently used by local aboriginal people to describe the Europeans as a reminder of where they originally came from.

Demographics

The population of Leichhardt is about 13,520 of which the majority or 65% were born in Australia. The residents were mainly of ancestries from England, New Zealand, Ireland and China.
The median age of the residents is 36 years against the national average of 37 years. The main occupation of residents are professionals and managers. The median weekly income are $942 (individuals) and $2,415 (families).

Transport

Leichhardt has a good network of main roads such as Parramatta Road, Balmain Road, Norton Street, Marion Street and Catherine Street. The City West Link Road, a major arterial road, crosses the ANZAC Bridge to the central business district. The suburb is well served by buses to the city and surrounding suburbs. The nearest railway station to Leichhardt is Petersham Railway Station.

Centres of Commerce

The main commercial activities in Leichhardt are centred around the vicinity of Norton Street, North of Parramatta Road and Balmain Road. At Norton Street Commercial Area, there are a number of restaurants, cafes, grocery shops, bookstores among some residential buildings. There are also shopping centres (Norton Plaza and Italian Forum), hotels and cinemas along Parramatta Road.

Housing Profile

Separate detached houses accounted for about 41% of total dwellings while semi-detached and terrace houses made up about 35% and flats, units and apartments constituted 24%.


                                                                                      Houses                                           Units
                     Median house price                              $1.01m                                           $690,000
                     Median weekly rent                               $700                                               $488
                     Rental yield                                             3.6%                                               3.7%