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Welcome to Preston(3072)

  • Distance from Melbourne CBD: 9km (5.5 miles)
  • Approximate size for this postcode: 11.3 kmĀ²
  • Surrounding suburbs: Batman(3058), Moreland(3058), Heidelberg West(3081), Keon Park(3073), Coburg North(3058), Reservoir South(3073), Heidelberg Rgh(3081), Merlynston(3058), Reservoir East(3073), Reservoir North(3073), Thornbury(3071), Reservoir(3073), Coburg(3058)
  • Total of population in this suburb in year 2011 : 29,925 people
  • Median age persons in 2011 was: 36 years old
  • Most of people in Preston were born in Australia
  • Ancestors were mostly from: Australian
  • Median individual income in 2011 was: $518 per week
  • Median family income was: $1,374 per week
  • Median house price (2010): $492,500
  • Median unit price (2010): $353,300
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Preston - Suburb Highlights
Suburb Highlights

Preston is a residential and industrial suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, located around 11 km north of Melbourne's central business district. It is serviced by tram, train and an extensive bus system.

Preston has been home to the Northern Bullants Football Club (VFL) since its inception in 1897. The club's home is the NAB Oval. In 2006, the Bullants finished the season as minor premiers, however the team was eliminated from the finals by the Sandringham Zebras. West Preston Football Club is also situated in Preston. The club has many junior and senior teams.

Preston Lions FC celebrates 2007 Foxtel Cup Grand Final Championship. Preston has also been home to the Preston Lions Football Club (VPL) since its inception in 1947 and currently competes in the highest league in Victoria, the Foxtel Cup (VPL).

Preston has a wide variety of restaurants, including fine dining and fast food. High street has been transformed lately, with many new cafes and restaurants opening and becoming popular with the youth in the area.

Preston has a wide variety of restaurants, including fine dining and fast food. High street has been transformed lately, with many new cafes and restaurants opening and becoming popular with the youth in the area.

 

Note:
The demographics information are compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census). Copyright in ABS Data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.