Top > Free State > Mangaung >
Bloemfontein
Main Place 499023 from Census 2011

view larger mapdownload KML file

Area: 236.17 km²
Population: 256,185 (1,084.76 per km²)
Households: 81,286 (344.19 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Female 129,372 50.50%
Male 126,813 49.50%

Population group People Percentage
Black African 143,736 56.11%
White 76,325 29.79%
Coloured 32,827 12.81%
Indian or Asian 2,100 0.82%
Other 1,196 0.47%

First language People Percentage
Afrikaans 101,647 42.53%
Sesotho 79,737 33.36%
English 17,852 7.47%
isiXhosa 16,972 7.10%
Setswana 14,035 5.87%
isiZulu 2,599 1.09%
Sign language 1,803 0.75%
Other 1,782 0.75%
Sepedi 863 0.36%
isiNdebele 707 0.30%
Tshivenda 441 0.18%
Xitsonga 411 0.17%
SiSwati 156 0.07%
Not applicable 17,179

Made up of:

Name Type Population Area (km²)
Arboretum Sub Place 266 0.86
Ashbury Sub Place 11,478 2.05
Baysvalley Sub Place 763 0.44
Bayswater Sub Place 4,491 3.26
Bayswater Rural Sub Place 763 3.27
Bloemfontein Airport Sub Place 384 6.88
Bloemfontein Central Sub Place 7,578 2.58
Bloemfontein SP Sub Place 481 15.07
Bloemside Phase 1 Sub Place 3,644 0.70
Bloemside Phase 2 Sub Place 6,594 1.07
Bloemside Phase 3 Sub Place 5,249 0.87
Bob Rodgers Park Sub Place 377 0.38
Brandwag Sub Place 4,075 1.49
Buitesig Sub Place 529 0.19
Dan Pienaar Sub Place 5,606 3.57
Deals Gift AH Sub Place 1,067 6.80
Ehrlich Park Sub Place 4,644 2.21
Estoire AH Sub Place 517 6.51
Fauna Sub Place 4,576 1.69
Fichardt Park Sub Place 8,783 5.34
Fleurdal Sub Place 2,198 1.10
Gardenia Park Sub Place 1,633 1.12
Geluk SH Sub Place 454 2.30
Generaal De Wet Sub Place 2,627 2.21
Grasslands Sub Place 34,601 5.91
Grasslands SH Sub Place 458 2.96
Groenvlei SH Sub Place 360 9.30
Grootvlei Prison Sub Place 5,586 3.04
Hamilton Sub Place 67 3.92
Heidedal Sub Place 9,605 2.79
Helicon Heights Sub Place 526 0.28
Heuwelsig Sub Place 2,596 1.50
Hillsboro Sub Place 282 0.19
Hilton Sub Place 2,121 0.87
Hospitaalpark Sub Place 2,923 1.36
Langenhoven Park Sub Place 11,368 5.21
Linquinda Sub Place 280 23.44
Lourierpark Sub Place 3,177 2.22
Mandela View Sub Place 854 3.22
Navalsig Sub Place 2,375 0.46
Noordhoek Sub Place 2,128 1.45
Olive Hill SH Sub Place 717 6.03
Oos-Einde Sub Place 0 2.01
Oranjesig Sub Place 1,042 2.18
Park West Sub Place 4,070 4.69
Pellissier Sub Place 6,129 3.76
Pentagon Park Sub Place 2,263 1.00
Rayton SH Sub Place 1,268 13.09
Rodenbeck Sub Place 46,566 19.12
Shannon SH Sub Place 1,435 12.90
Spitskop SH Sub Place 521 5.16
Tempe Sub Place 1,393 5.39
Uitsig Sub Place 4,313 1.92
Universitas Sub Place 9,076 5.36
Vredenhof SH Sub Place 466 2.49
Waverley Sub Place 2,738 1.97
Westdene Sub Place 4,117 1.75
Wilgehof Sub Place 3,896 1.81
Willows Sub Place 6,150 2.42
Woodlands Estate Sub Place 1,940 3.06