Kensington, 3031 Suburb Profile

About Kensington

Kensington is a suburb in Victoria, 4km North-West of Melbourne CBD. It is home to 10812 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, no cars and prefer public transport as their primary transport method. There are 4903 properties in Kensington, with 3 Bed Townhouse a typical type of dwelling in the area.

Lifestyle At a Glance

  • Transport: Great
  • Cafes: Great
  • Parks: Great
  • Beaches: Subpar
  • Schools: Okay
  • Retail: Great
  • Safety: 77

Public Transport

Amazing for public transport: Serviced by South Kensington (Williamstown,Werribee lines), Kensington & Newmarket train stations, also serviced by tram route 57 (West Maribyrnong to City). Around 22 to 32 minutes to City Centre.

Proppy scores Kensington 5 out of 5 for public transport.

Cafes & Restaurants

Great for cafes/restaurants with plenty on Racecourse Road & on Macaulay Road.

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

Parks

Great for parks, notable parks: J J Holland Park, Riverside Park & Footscray Park.

Proppy scores Kensington 5 out of 5 for parks.

Beaches

Not that close to beaches, with Sandridge beach 5KM away..

Proppy scores Kensington 1 out of 5 for beaches.

Schools

Good for public education; Kensington Primary School (above average performing), Mount Alexander 7-12 College (low performing).

Proppy scores Kensington 3 out of 5 for public schools.

Retail

Great for retail with easy access to The District Docklands, Spencer Outlet Centre & Melbourne Central.

Proppy scores Kensington 5 out of 5 for retail.

Safety

Is Kensington a safe suburb? Crime rate is below VIC average, with drug trafficking & cultivate drugs both much lower than state average.

Proppy scores Kensington 77 out of 100 for safety.

Kensington Sales History

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Location and FAQs

Where is Kensington?

Kensington is a suburb in Victoria, 4km North-West of Melbourne CBD.

What is Kensington's postcode?

The postcode in Kensington is 3031.

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