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The size of Essendon is approximately 6.2 square kilometres. It has 16 parks covering nearly 7.5% of total area. The population of Essendon in 2011 was 18,852 people. By 2016 the population was 20,611 showing a population growth of 9.3% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Essendon is 20-29 years. Households in Essendon are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Essendon work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 64% of the homes in Essendon were owner-occupied compared with 60.2% in 2016. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $1,845,500.


8.6km Distance from GPO

20.6k Population

9.3% 5-year population change

14 years Average length of ownership

The total number of dwellings in Essendon are 4892 houses and 5608 units.