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The City of Moonee Valley located next to Melbourne on its north west side and covers suburbs such as Essendon, Strathmore and Ascot Vale. With a population of over 100,000, 27 per cent of residents were born overseas.

Moonee Valley is home to people of many faiths including Islam, Hindu and Christianity. Locals enjoy the City’s leisure centres, parks and regular festivals.

Find out more at the City of Moonee Valley website

Main Suburbs:
  • Ascot Vale
  • Moonee Ponds
  • Essendon
  • Airport West
  • Avondale Heights

Key industries:
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Retail

Moonee Valley at a glance

8 - 20km
East of Melbourne's city centre
15-25mins
Travel time from the city by car or bus
15 - 45mins
Travel time from the city by train
$1.01Million
Median house cost (July 2017)
$483,000
Median unit price (July 2017)
15
Primary schools
8
High schools
0
University campuses
$550
Median house rental per week (March 2017)
$383
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, use the interactive maps provided 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 Italy 4.1%
Italy
Flag of India 2.4%
India
Flag of Vietnam 2.0%
Vietnam
Flag of England 1.8%
England
Flag of China 1.6%
China

Top five languages other than English

6.8%
Italian
3.1%
Greek
2.3%
Vietnamese
1.8%
Mandarin
1.6%
Cantonese
Sources:

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

More information: To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory.