Population: 10,573
Average Age: 40 to 59
Owner: 76%
Renter: 24%
Family: 59%
Single: 41%


Situated in the desirable Upper North Shore of Sydney, Killara is 14 kilometres north of the
Sydney CentralBusiness District in the local government area of Ku-ring-gai Council.

The majority of residential properties in Killara are built in the Federation and Californian Bungalow
styles, although the suburb includes many other styles.

Killara railway station is on the North Shore, Northern & Western Line of the Sydney Trains network.
The Pacific Highway is the main road through Killara.

The Swain Gardens were donated to Ku-ring-gai Council by Mr Swain, a Sydney bookseller, in the 1920s, and are today
maintained by the council and volunteers. The gardens have been listed by the National Trust of Australia.

Killara is served by two top ranking public primary schools:
Killara Public School
Beaumont Road Public School.
The suburb is also home to Killara High School,
one of the highest performing non-selective government
secondary school in the state of New South Wales.

Commercial developments are located along the length ofthe Pacific Highway, including the Greengate Hotel.

Residents often travel to nearby suburbs of Gordon,Macquarie Park and Chatswood for regular shopping.

Killara is bursting with parks, recreational facilities, clubs and historical and significant buildings.
These include;
Greengate Park
Killara Park
Koola Park
Greengate Hotel
Swain Gardens
Killara Lawn Tennis Club
Killara Bowling Club
Killara Golf Club
Marian Street Theatre (planned to re-open in 2021)
Killara Post Office (privately owned)
Harry and Penelope Seidler House

Killara is also home to two churches;
St Martin’s Anglican Church
Killara Uniting Church