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The City of Maribyrnong is located west of Melbourne and is the smallest and most densely populated municipality in Metropolitan Melbourne. Maribyrnong is made up of nine suburbs including Footscray, Seddon and Braybrook, and has a population of over 80,000 residents.

Maribyrnong locals enjoy the City’s Aquatic Centre, the festivals that are regularly held and the many sports clubs available.

Find out more at the Maribyrnong City Council website

Main Suburbs:
  • Maribyrnong
  • Footscray
  • Yarraville
  • Braybrook
  • Tottenham
Key industries:
  • Healthcare 
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail

Maribyrnong at a glance

7-15km
West of Melbourne’s city centre
14-22mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
12-20mins
Travel time from the city by train
$807,000
Median house cost (July 2017)
$429,000
Median unit price (July 2017)
8
Primary schools
4
High schools
2
University campuses
$473
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$370
Median unit rental per week (March 2017)

Education

Find an early childhood service or school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and preschool.

Access the Victorian Skills Gateway to find local Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers. This includes public TAFE institutions, adult community education and private VET providers.

Health

To locate a hospital in this area, see hospitals and health services on the Victorian Government’s health.vic website.

Visit the Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.

Where are most migrants from?

Flag of Vietnam 9.3%
Vietnam
Flag of India 4.0%
India
Flag of China 2.8%
China
Flag of England 2.0%
England
Flag of NZ 2.0%
New Zealand

Top five languages other than English

11.9%
Vietnamese
3.2%
Mandarin
3.0%
Cantonese
2.2%
Greek
1.8%
Italian
More information: To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory.
Sources:

House and unit prices: Home Price Guide.
Rental prices: Department of Health and Human Services Rental Report 
Cultural groups: Census 2016, ABS