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Box Hill
SydneyNew South Wales
Box Wood Plantation.jpg
Box Wood plantation in Box Hill
Population 1,173 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2765
Location 42 km (26 mi) NW of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) The Hills Shire
State electorate(s) Castle Hill
Federal Division(s) Mitchell
Suburbs around Box Hill:
Scheyville Maraylya Kenthurst
Oakville Box Hill Nelson
Vineyard Riverstone Rouse Hill

Box Hill is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Box Hill is located 42 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of The Hills Shire and part of the Hills District region.

Box Hill is a rural area on the outskirts of Sydney.

Demographics

According to the 2011 census of Population, there were 1,173 residents in Box Hill. 73.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were Malta 3.7%, New Zealand 2.6%, Italy 2.0%, England 1.7% and India 0.8%. 74.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Maltese 4.3%, Italian 2.4%, Arabic 2.1%, Croatian 1.7% and Mandarin 1.7%. The most common responses for religion in Box Hill were Catholic 42.6%, Anglican 19.1%, No Religion 9.1%, Presbyterian and Reformed 3.1% and Uniting Church 2.7%.

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