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McLaren Vale (postcode 5171) is a township in South Australia. At the 2011 census, McLaren Vale had a population of 3,861. The township was formed in 1923 from a merging of the two original villages of Gloucester and Bellevue, which were established in the 1840s by British pioneers. The McLaren Vale wine region surrounds the town. Children's author Alexander S. Foxhall was born in McLaren Vale, as was former Newsboys frontman Peter Furler. The Coast to Vines rail trail passes through Mclaren Vale. There was a station at Mclaren Vale on the former Willunga railway line that it follows. The main road junction into the town, at Victor Harbor Road and Main Road, has over the years been notorious for fatal crashes. In 2011, construction stated on an overpass, to remove the threat of right hand turns through high speed traffic. The overpass opened in late 2012. There were once two supermarkets in the town, a Foodland and a BI-LO (where Browse and Save currently operates), until Foodland was sold, and Bilo moved into the vacancy. In 2006, BI-LO converted to Coles along with the national conversion. In 2011, it was announced that the shopping centre would be undergoing an upgrade, with a Target Country. Target Country will occupy the current Coles location, after a new, bigger Coles is built behind its current location. The complete shopping centre is expected to open in early 2013.

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This warm abode of Mclaren Vale is a delightful place to visit in Australia. A gripping city on its own right, Adelaide also deserves a visit. Adelaide is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Glenelg, Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide Zoo. Popular vacation packages of Mclaren Vale are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Mclaren Vale*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mclaren Vale

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    • Air Pollution 12.34 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 28.93 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.15 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 27 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 21.67 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.89 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.42 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.41 (Very Low)
  • Mclaren Vale: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Mclaren Vale for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Mclaren Vale.

    • Burglary and Theft 34.27 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.06 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.39 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.28 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 24.11 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.39 (Low)
    • Attacks 29.96 (Low)
    • Drug offense 46.3 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.05 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.68 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.34 (Moderate)
  • Living in Mclaren Vale - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mclaren Vale is 176.35 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.49 (High)
    • Climate Index 94.86 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.51 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 34.28 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.08 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.47 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.57 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 90.64 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Mclaren Vale

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Mclaren Vale

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.22 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.52 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 67.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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