Overview

The City of Prospect aims to create an inclusive, vibrant community feel, and achieves this with a variety of events throughout the calendar year. Prospect Road is fast-becoming one of Adelaide’s premier cafe strips, with a variety of small restaurants, cafes, retail stores and a new cinema complex.

Geographically, the suburb is about 5km2 and has a diverse mix of real estate. Many large villas and bungalows still exist, on big family-sized blocks of land. While contemporary townhouses and units provide a cost-effective way into the suburb.

Information current as of: June 2020

Data sourced from realestate.com.au, Google Maps & Australian Bureau of Statistics, based on 2016 census data

Image from: City of Prospect

Postcode

5082

4.7km North of Adelaide city centre.

Part of the City of Prospect.

History

1861

Post Office opened.

Suburb was named “Prospect Village” by Colonel William Light not long after the colonisation of South Australia in 1838.

Population

14445

Male 51% + Female 49%

Median age 37

Facts & Figures

Census QuickStats

Dwelling Type

Tenure

Number of Bedrooms

Private Dwellings

6140

Families

3621

People per Household

2.5

Facts & Figures

Property Data
Prospect 4

What the Locals Love

Great school zoning

Primary

Prospect Primary School

 

Secondary

Adelaide Botanic High School

Adelaide High School

Prospect Estate

A popular location for events and weddings, or just a stroll through some open green space away from the bustle, Prospect Estate is a tranquil park.

With a fountain, creek, rock pools and large towering trees, it a shady and cool escape in summer-time.

Public art

With a strong arts focus, there’s a mix of street art in the form of sculpture, murals and commissioned graffiti art.

While the Stobie Poles of the area are disappearing with the power moving underground, many of those that remain showcase the work of local artists.

Cafe strip

Predominantly the stretch up to Gladstone / Alpha Rd, Prospect Road has a huge variety of cafes and restaurants. Italian or Greek, breakfast or lunch, coffee or cocktails… there’s variety galore.

Events

The council hosts a variety of events throughout the calendar year – from exhibitions, to street fairs, and performances for everyone in the family – the City of Prospects strongly promotes community.

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