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Paddington

Paddington

Paddington is an inner suburb of Brisbane, located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of the Brisbane CBD. The size of Paddington is approximately 2.5 square kilometres. It has 3 parks covering nearly 0.5% of total area. The population of Paddington in 2011 was 7,986 people. By 2016 the population was 8,554 showing a population growth of 7.1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Paddington is 20-29 years. Households in Paddington are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying over $4000 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Paddington work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 51.4% of the homes in Paddington were owner-occupied compared with 52.4% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,100,000.

city views from the area’s many hills are another draw, along with vibrant brunch cafes, gastropubs and trendy global restaurants. Nearby, vast Suncorp Stadium hosts rugby and soccer matches and big-name concerts.

 

Transport: the main thoroughfares of Paddington are Caxton Street, Given, Latrobe and Enoggera Terraces. Buses operated by Brisbane Transport continue to serve the suburb. And in conditions free of traffic congestion a bus trip from the Brisbane CBD takes around ten minutes to upper Paddington.

 

Shops: Tranquil Paddington is an affluent residential neighborhood known for its offbeat shopping scene, ranging from antiques stores to boutiques selling flamboyant vintage fashion and stylish homewares. Most shops are located on Given and Latrobe Terraces.

 

Dining and Restaurant: Paddington was one of the first, suburbs to be gentrified, and developed a coffee culture in the 1980s which is still significant and vibrant today. There are many restaurants in the area. Most of these coffee houses, small bars, eateries and restaurants are located along the Caxton Street – Given Terrace- Latrobe Terrace main road system that runs through Paddington.

 

Education: To see the school catchment for the suburb, you can click here.

 

Postal code: 4064

 

Source: Corelogic, Wikipedia