DemographicsGungahlin is approximately 4.56 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Gungahlin was 6134. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Gungahlin are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $2000 to $2999 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionThe District of Gungahlin is one of the original eighteen districts of the Australian Capital Territory used in land administration. The district is subdivided into divisions (suburbs), sections and blocks. Gungahlin is an Aboriginal word meaning "little rocky hill". As of 2013 Gungahlin comprised eleven suburbs, including three currently under construction and a further seven suburbs planned. The town of Gungahlin was part of the original 1957 plan for future development in the ACT and in 1991 was officially launched as Canberra’s fourth ‘town’ by the ACT Chief Minister. At the time, the population of Gungahlin was just 389 residents. At the 2011 census, the population of the district was 46,971; and this figure is expected to rise to 60,000 by the year 2016; and to grow to 72,900 by 2021. Within the district is Canberra's northernmost town centre that is situated 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of Canberra city centre. The town centre is one of five satellites of Canberra, seated in Woden, Tuggeranong, Weston Creek and Belconnen.
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