Valley View, South Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsValley View
Adelaide, South Australia
Golf course at Valley View
|Population||5,983 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Salisbury
City of Port Adelaide Enfield
City of Tea Tree Gully
|State electorate(s)||Florey, Playford|
Valley View is a suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located mainly in the City of Salisbury and the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, with part also in the City of Tea Tree Gully. The suburb's boundaries are defined by the intersection of Nelson, Grand Junction and North East Roads in the south, and Wright Road and Kelly Road in the north and east.
Valley View Post Office opened on 1 June 1967 and closed in 1993. An earlier office was opened as Para Vista on 13 January 1964, was renamed Valley View in October 1964 and Valley View East in May 1967 and closed in August 1967.
The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 5,981 persons in Valley View on census night. Of these, 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female.
The majority of residents (70.5%) are of Australian birth, with another common census response being England (6.3%).
The age distribution of Valley View residents is comparable to that of the greater Australian population. 71.0% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 29.0% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.
The largest park in Valley View is Thomas Turner Reserve on Nelson Road. Dry Creek runs through the reserve from east to west, dividing the Valley View golf course from the other areas in the park.
The suburb is serviced by the following main roads:
- Walkleys Road, running north-south between Ingle Farm and Gilles Plains.
- Grand Junction Road, running east-west between Port Adelaide and Vista
- North East Road, running northeast-southwest between Collinswood and Inglewood
Valley View is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.
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