Elwood, 3184 Suburb Profile

About Elwood

Elwood is a suburb in Victoria, 8km South-East of Melbourne CBD. It is home to 15543 residents, who tend to be 26-35 year old professionals, with a bachelor in the field of Creative arts. They are renters with no kids, 1 car and prefer cycling as their primary transport method. There are 8089 properties in Elwood, with 2 Bed unit/Apartment a typical type of dwelling in the area.

Lifestyle At a Glance

  • Transport: Okay
  • Cafes: Great
  • Parks: Great
  • Beaches: Great
  • Schools: Great
  • Retail: Subpar
  • Safety: 87

Public Transport

OK for public transport: Serviced by Ripponlea station & Elsternwick station (both Sandringham line), also serviced by tram route 67 (Carnegie to Melbourne University).

Proppy scores Elwood 3 out of 5 for public transport.

Cafes & Restaurants

Great for cafes/restaurants with plenty on Ormond Road, on Glen Huntly Road (Elsternwick) & on Carlisle Street (Balaclava).

Proppy scores Elwood 5 out of 5 for cafes and restaurants.

Parks

Amazing for parks, notable parks: Elsternwick Park, St Kilda Botanical Gardens & Elwood Park.

Proppy scores Elwood 5 out of 5 for parks.

Beaches

Amazing for beaches, with Elwood beach & St Kilda beach both close by..

Proppy scores Elwood 5 out of 5 for beaches.

Schools

Great for public education; Elwood Primary School, St Kilda Primary School & Elwood College are all above average performing schools.

Proppy scores Elwood 5 out of 5 for public schools.

Retail

Below average for retail with access to Acland Court Shopping Centre, South Melbourne Market & St. Kilda Sea Baths.

Proppy scores Elwood 1 out of 5 for retail.

Safety

Is Elwood a safe suburb? Crime rate is well below VIC average, with aggravated robberies & serious assaults both significantly lower than state average.

Proppy scores Elwood 87 out of 100 for safety.

Elwood 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.

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

Location and FAQs

Where is Elwood?

Elwood is a suburb in Victoria, 8km South-East of Melbourne CBD.

What is Elwood's postcode?

The postcode in Elwood is 3184.

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