dandenong

3175, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
373

dandenong Suburb Profile & Review

Over half of all Greater Dandenong residents were born overseas in non-English speaking nations. Major ethnic groups include those from India, Sri Lanka, Northern Africa and Afghanistan. As a result, residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining out, especially around Thomas Street.

Food lovers are also drawn to the the Dandenong Market, which provides residents with fresh and culturally diverse produce three days a week. Dandenong Plaza houses major chains like Myer and Target, a Readings cinema complex and 180 specialty stores. Though the suburb doesn't have much of a nightlife, freeways and public transport are very convenient, and the city is only a thirty minute drive along the Monash Freeway.

There are at least fifteen primary and secondary schools in the greater area. Dandenong High School features an extensive English as a Second Language program due to its diverse student population. Dandenong is surprisingly well-served by public transport, despite being 30km outside the CBD. This is largely due to Dandenong Station, which is a major hub for the eastern bus network.

dandenong Demographic Data

$ 390,000 Median House Price

32 Minutes Average Commute

32 Median Age

24,919 Population

47.92 % Female

52.08 % Male

6116 NO OF FAMILIES

1.8 AVG CHILDREN PER FAMILY

0.9 AVG MOTOR VEHICLE PER DWELLING

What this means

The following data, without any explanation, is just that, raw data. So in order to help you research the property market, we have outlined what this demographic and real estate information means and how it can be interpreted to help you make a smarter decision when buying or selling your next house or unit in dandenong, Victoria.

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dandenong Demographic Data

The demographic data below has been supplied by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which is a government body. It is based on Census data collected every 5 years on the Australian population. Although it is dated 2011, this is the latest data available and should give property investors, property buyers and sellers a very good idea when researching or reviewing their suburb.

It’s important to note when looking at this data that you don’t just use it on its own. Consider this demographic and real estate data as a whole and seek advice from a professional when thinking of buying or selling your next property.

dandenong Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 295,000
  • 2009 $ 335,000
  • 2010 $ 343,000
  • 2011 $ 422,250
  • 2012 $ 390,000

What this means

Median values are the most accepted measure of property values in the real estate industry in Australia. The median is the midpoint (the middle) figure when all the sold property prices over a particular period of time are ordered from their lowest to their highest value.

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dandenong 5 Year Median House Prices

Here we have outlined the median value for all sales for each year over a period of 5 years. This is a more realistic timeframe when gauging how houses and units in dandenong have performed, and it usually indicates how they will perform in the future.

Median values less than 3 months old are often not always accurate (due to incomplete data) and therefore cannot be relied upon for long-term dandenong property price predictions.

dandenong Market Property Types

  • 44 % Seperate House
  • 8 % Semi Detached
  • 48 % Flat or Unit
  • 0 % Other Dwelling

What this means

The property type in your suburb will help you identify the density of the area. The greater the number of flats, units and apartments, the more likely it is the suburb has a higher density of living and occupants are more reliant on public transport, cafes, restaurants, convenience stores and amenities, infrastructure and less reliant on their own vehicle for transport.

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dandenong Market Property Types

Typically, inner city suburbs within 10km of the CBD are comprised of apartments and semi-detached homes, while middle ring suburbs have semi-detached and detached properties. Rural properties would most likely fall under the “other” category.

This ABS Property Type data combined with Population Density and Family Composition figures gives a good indication of the type of people living in an area and therefore what type of property (1-2 bed apartment or house) would be an ideal investment or property to live in.

dandenong Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 832 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 1,500 Median Monthly Mortgage

What this means

This is one of the most compelling statistics in this section because it has a profound impact on real estate prices. It should always be considered when buying or selling property in dandenong

Experts believe mortgage stress occurs in real estate when property owners are spending over 30% of their gross income on their mortgage repayments. These figures show weekly income and monthly mortgages.

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dandenong Income & Mortgage Stats

To calculate the percentage of income paid towards a mortgage for the suburb of Melbourne, multiply the mortgage payment (e.g. $2450) by 12 then divide this figure by the weekly income (e.g. $1200) multiplied by 52 (weeks) to look like this ($2450 x12/$1200 x 52) x 100 = 47%

Any figure above 30% usually indicates that the suburb you intend to buy in may have property owners with a high incidence of mortgage stress. In terms of maintaining or growing property values in the future and trying to secure a strong property price when selling, this could have an impact, especially in an economic or local industry downturn.

dandenong Sold Property Prices

dandenong Real Estate Experts

In each suburb we have identified real estate agents who are active local experts. Our goal is to have a network of real estate agents that have been reviewed by previous clients for future buyers and sellers to rely on when making their next property move or even when they just wanting real estate advice.

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dandenong Restaurants

  • Golden Peacock46 Outlook Drvdandenong VIC 317503 9795 4554
  • Salang343 Lonsdale St dandenong VIC 317503 8774 6778
  • Payal Indian83b Foster St dandenong VIC 317503 9793 3281

dandenong Cafes

  • Busk169 Lonsdale Stdandenong VIC 317503 9791 2291
  • Fiji Cafe and Sweets90/92 Thomas Streetdandenong VIC 317503 9792 0015
  • Green Coriander Mauritian Cafe131 Walker Streetdandenong VIC 317503 9791 8957

dandenong Schools

  • St. Johns Regional College5-11 Caroline Streetdandenong VIC 3175(03) 9791 3366Catholic Secondary School
  • Ames Education280 Thomas Streetdandenong VIC 3175(03) 8791 2401Adult Multicultural Education Service
  • St. Marys Primary School20 -24 New Stdandenong VIC 3175(03) 9791 7650Catholic Primary School

dandenong Childcare

  • ABC Learning Centre1390 Heatherton Rddandenong VIC 3175
  • Canberra Avenue CCC29 Canberra Avenuedandenong VIC 3175
  • Canberra Avenue Child Care27-29 Canberra Avdandenong VIC 3175

dandenong Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Dandenong KindergartenLonsdale Streetdandenong VIC 3175
  • Dandenong South Preschool21 Canberra Avenuedandenong VIC 3175
  • Dandenong West Preschool6-8 Fifth Avenuedandenong VIC 3175

dandenong Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Booth Resdandenong VIC 3175Athletics Club
  • Little Athletics Centres, No.2 Oval, Robert Booth Reservedandenong VIC 3175Athletics Club
  • Dandenongdandenong VIC 3175Croquet Club

dandenong Retirement Villages

  • Valley Village Mewsdandenong VIC 3175

dandenong Vets

  • Animal Ambulance Service Petcabs dandenong VIC 317524 hour servicePhone 1300 888 633
  • Dandenong Animal Hospitaldandenong VIC 3175

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