Location: Berkshire Park

About

Berkshire Park is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It covers 19.3 square kilometres (7.5 sq mi) within the local government area of City of Penrith. The suburb is surrounded by Richmond, South Windsor, Bligh Park, Londonderry, Windsor Downs, Llandilo, Shanes Park and Marsden Park. It is 55 km away from Sydney CBD. The postcode of Berkshire Park is 2765.

The suburb’s name is believed to have come from English county of Berkshire. The land was given to Richard Rouse as a land grant in 1838. Rouse may have chosen this name because he had been married in North Hinksey, which was then part of Berkshire.

Location

Getting Around

The Northern Road and Richmond Road connect Berkshire Park with other cities and suburbs. Richmond Road joins Westlink M7 at Dean Park NSW connecting Berkshire Park with Sydney. Busways provides daily bus service from Berkshire Park to Other suburbs.

Local Area Statistics

People

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Population 1706
Male 1007
Female 699
Median Age 32

Source ABS Census 2011, BERKSHIRE PARK

Households

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All private dwellings 321
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $1555
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2000
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.8

Source ABS Census 2011, BERKSHIRE PARK