Andrews Farm, South Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAndrews Farm
Adelaide, South Australia
|Location||29 km (18 mi) NE of Adelaide city centre|
|LGA(s)||City of Playford|
|State electorate(s)||Taylor (2011)|
|Federal Division(s)||Wakefield (2011)|
Andrews Farm was founded in 1991 as a subdivision in the then Munno Para Council.
Andrews Farm is rectangular in shape, and lies north of Elizabeth. It is bounded by the Northern Expressway, Curtis Road, Stebonheath Road and Petherton Road.
The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 3,336 persons in Andrews Farm on census night. Of these, 48.1% were male and 51.9% were female.
The majority of residents (79.8%) are of Australian birth, with an additional 8.1% declaring England as their country of birth.
The average age of Andrews Farm residents is lower than the greater Australian population. 54.0% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 46.0% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
St Columba College is located near the centre of the suburb.
Facilities and attractions
The largest parkland in Andrews Farm is Stebonheath Park, located in the central east of the suburb. Andrews Park lies in the northeast.
Andrews Farm is serviced by buses operated by the Adelaide Metro. The main bus routes through the suburb use Curtis Road, President Avenue and East parkway. Other routes service the edges of the suburb along Curtis Road or Stebonheath Road. Bus routes connect to Elizabeth Interchange, Smithfield Interchange and the Munno Para Shopping City interchange.
Bicycle paths lie throughout Stebonheath Park. The Stuart O'Grady Bikeway skirts the western edge of Andrews Farm adjacent to the Max Fatchen Expressway with access at Curtis Road and Petherton Road (gate).
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