The suburb of Kilburn is just 7 kilometres from the heart of the CBD, but is still an affordable place to buy. The average price of units is still under $200,000, and almost half the housing stock are semi-detached dwellings.

Kilburn is a 10- to 15-minute drive from the CBD and is well-serviced by public transport. There are regular buses along Prospect Road and Churchill Road. The Kilburn train station, located on Railway Terrace, has services that go to and from the city.

Being on the northern side of town, Kilburn is nestled between the city and areas such as Semaphore and Port Adelaide.

Information current as of: June 2020.  Data sourced from realestate.com.au, Google Maps & Australian Bureau of Statistics, based on 2016 census data



6.9km North of Adelaide city centre.

Part of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.



Islington Railway Workshops opened, creating a central hub for Kilburn and bringing many workers into the area.

Previously known as “Little Chicago” and is named after a suburb in London



Male 53% + Female 47%

Median age 34

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Kilburn 4

What the Locals Love

Great school zoning

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Secondary Schools

Roma Mitchell Secondary College

Port Adelaide

Close by to Kilburn is the thriving area of Port Adelaide, with many historic sites to explore. Local museums, guided heritage walks, river cruises… or explore the Sunday markets and experience a new wave of culture brought into the area.


The coastal area of Semaphore has a stunning foreshore, and a chance to get some sand between your toes, or picnic on the grassy slopes. During weekends and school holidays, there are additional foreshore attractions to delight both the kids and grown-ups.


The City of Port Adelaide Enfield hosts a series of popular events throughout the calendar year. These include the Semaphore Kite Festival, Port Adelaide Enfield Twilight Christmas Parade, Semaphore Street Fair, Festa Croatian Food & Wine Festival and more


In 2019, six million dollars was committed to The Urban Renewal of Kilburn and Blair Athol Project. This funding is aimed at creating inviting public places and revitalising the local community.

This allows for a mixture of social, affordable and market housing.

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