Kent Town, South Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsKent Town
Adelaide, South Australia
|Population||1,151 (2006 census)|
|• Density||1,920/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Area||0.6 km2 (0.2 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Norwood Payneham St Peters|
The suburb was named after Dr Benjamin Archer Kent, who established a farm and flour mill on which the suburb now stands.
The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 1,151 persons in Kent Town on census night. Of these, 57.1% were male and 42.9% were female.
The age distribution of Kent Town residents is comparable to that of the greater Australian population. 66.2% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 33.8% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
Prince Alfred College is located in the suburb.
Kent Town is the site of a former brewery, now redeveloped into apartments.
The suburb is serviced by the following main roads:
- Dequetteville Terrace, forming the western boundary of the suburb.
- Fullarton Road, running north-south between Norwood and Springfield
- Rundle Street, cutting horizontally across the middle of Kent Town.
Kent Town is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.
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