Essendon, 3040 Suburb Profile

About Essendon

Essendon is a suburb in Victoria, 8km North-West of Melbourne CBD. It is home to 20596 residents, who tend to be 26-35 year old professionals, with a bachelor in the field of Commerce. They are renters with no kids, 1 car and prefer public transport as their primary transport method. There are 8643 properties in Essendon, with 2 Bed unit/Apartment a typical type of dwelling in the area.

Lifestyle At a Glance

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

Public Transport

Great for public transport: Serviced by Essendon station & Glenbervie station (both Craigieburn line), also serviced by tram route 59 (Airport West to City).

Proppy scores Essendon 5 out of 5 for public transport.

Cafes & Restaurants

Good for cafes/restaurants with plenty on Mt Alexander Road & on Keilor Road (Essendon North).

Proppy scores Essendon 4 out of 5 for cafes and restaurants.

Parks

Good for parks, notable parks: Queens Park, Woodlands Park & Buckley Park.

Proppy scores Essendon 4 out of 5 for parks.

Beaches

Not close to beaches, with the closest beach 10KM away..

Proppy scores Essendon 1 out of 5 for beaches.

Schools

Great for public education; Essendon Primary School (above average performing), Essendon North Primary School (above average performing), Buckley Park College (above average performing), Strathmore Secondary College (above average performing).

Proppy scores Essendon 5 out of 5 for public schools.

Retail

Great for retail with easy access to DFO Essendon, Highpoint Shopping Centre & Moonee Ponds Central Shopping Centre.

Proppy scores Essendon 5 out of 5 for retail.

Safety

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

Proppy scores Essendon 87 out of 100 for safety.

Essendon Sales History

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Location and FAQs

Where is Essendon?

Essendon is a suburb in Victoria, 8km North-West of Melbourne CBD.

What is Essendon's postcode?

The postcode in Essendon is 3040.

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