The estimated population in Braddon as of 2011 census was 4,558 and the post code of this region is 2612. Braddon is the densely populated suburb in Canberra. The suburb was established in the year 1922 and gazetted in the year 1928.
The land area of Braddon covers only 1.4km2. The suburbs which are surrounded by Braddon are Lyneham to the north-west, Turner to the west, Dickson to the north, City to the south, Campbell to the east, Reid to the south-east and Ainsele to the north-east
Some of the heritage sites in Braddon are Gormaan House, Hotel Ainslie, The Whitley House, Haig Park, Northbourne Oval, The former Coggan’s Bakery, The Braddon Garden cityAinslie Primary.