Blackburn, 3130 Suburb Profile

About Blackburn

Blackburn is a suburb in Victoria, 17km North-East of Melbourne CBD. It is home to 13940 residents, who tend to be 65+ year old professionals, with a post grad in the field of Sciences. They are home owners with kids, 1 car and prefer public transport as their primary transport method. There are 5563 properties in Blackburn, with 2 Bed Townhouse a typical type of dwelling in the area.

Lifestyle At a Glance

  • Transport: Good
  • Cafes: Okay
  • Parks: Great
  • Beaches: Subpar
  • Schools: Great
  • Retail: Good
  • Safety: 91

Public Transport

Good for public transport: Serviced by Blackburn station & Laburnum station (both Lilydale,Belgrave lines).

Proppy scores Blackburn 4 out of 5 for public transport.

Cafes & Restaurants

Ok for cafes/restaurants with more than a few on Railway Road, on South Parade & on Canterbury Road (Blackburn South).

Proppy scores Blackburn 3 out of 5 for cafes and restaurants.

Parks

Great for parks, notable parks: Morton Park, Blacks Walk Reserve & Blackburn Lake Sanctuary.

Proppy scores Blackburn 5 out of 5 for parks.

Beaches

Not close to beaches, with the closest beach 15KM away..

Proppy scores Blackburn 1 out of 5 for beaches.

Schools

Amazing for public education; Blackburn Primary School (high performing), Laburnum Primary School (high performing), Blackburn High School (above average performing), Box Hill High School (high performing).

Proppy scores Blackburn 5 out of 5 for public schools.

Retail

Good for retail with easy access to Box Hill Central, Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre & Westfield Doncaster.

Proppy scores Blackburn 4 out of 5 for retail.

Safety

Is Blackburn a safe suburb? Crime rate is well below VIC average, with serious assaults & drug trafficking both significantly lower than state average.

Proppy scores Blackburn 91 out of 100 for safety.

Blackburn Sales History

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Some quarters may not show any data if there were too few sales for a meaningful trend.

Some quarters may not show any data if there were too few sales for a meaningful trend.

Location and FAQs

Where is Blackburn?

Blackburn is a suburb in Victoria, 17km North-East of Melbourne CBD.

What is Blackburn's postcode?

The postcode in Blackburn is 3130.

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