DemographicsChatswood is approximately 5.01 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Chatswood was 24913. The population is 47% male and 53% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Chatswood are $4000+. The most common weekly income bracket is $2000 to $2999 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $550 to $649.
DescriptionChatswood is an affluent business district in the Lower North Shore of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 10 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district. Chatswood is the administrative centre of the local government area of the City of Willoughby. Chatswood is one of the North Shore’s major commercial and retail districts. The Australian headquarters of CSR Limited, Smith's Snackfood, Abigroup, Coffey, Pepsico and Carter Holt Harvey as well as offices of Nortel Networks, Optus, Lenovo, NEC, Leighton Contractors and Cisco Systems are located in Chatswood. A number of high-density residential towers are also located in Chatswood. Victoria Avenue pedestrian mall, facing west towards Chatswood railway stationChatswood has two major shopping centres, Chatswood Chase and Westfield Chatswood. There are also a few smaller shopping centres such as 'Lemon Grove' on the pedestrian mall and the 'Mandarin Centre' beside Westfield on the corner of Albert Avenue and Victor Street. 'Metro Chatswood' is a new shopping centre above the Chatswood railway and bus interchange featuring retail, high rise office and blocks of units. The 'Interchange' was a small shopping centre and bus interchange built in the late 1980s which provided pedestrian access between the two halves of Victoria Avenue but was demolished to accommodate the construction of the Epping to Chatswood railway line and subsequently 'Metro Chatswood'. 'Chatswood Chase', completed in 1983, features a David Jones store, K Mart, Coles and 120 specialty stores, focusing on designer-label brands. 'Westfield Chatswood', owned and managed by The Westfield Group, originally opened on 30 January 1986 and was redeveloped in the late 1990s to incorporate a previously free-standing Grace Bros store. It now features a Myer department store, Target, Coles supermarket, JB Hi-Fi, Rebel Sport, Hoyts cinema complex, and 300 speciality stores. In 2015 a $125 million redevelopment went underway at Westfield Chatswood. It now features H&M, Uniqlo, Topshop Topman, Zara and an Asian Dining Market. There is also a second Hoyts cinema complex in the 'Mandarin Centre'.
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