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Manningham has a population of approximately 111,300 and covers 114 square kilometres. It is a mixture of city and country, with many well-maintained parks, gardens and reserves. The thriving and diverse local economy is serviced by more than 23,000 businesses.

Find out more at the Manningham City Council website

Main suburbs





Wonga Park

A map of Melbourne showing the Manningham area

About Manningham

A little girl plays in a playground


Key industries in the area
Retail trade
Health care
Professional, scientific and technical

Travel times

Manningham’s suburbs are 17-40km east of Melbourne’s city centre.

Transport Time
22-45 mins
Train or bus
50-80 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $970,000
(July 2015)
$430 (June 2015)
(July 2015)
$388 (June 2015)

Source: House and unit prices - Home Price Guide Rental prices - Department of Health & Human Services Rental Report

To find a local real estate agent, visit the REIV agent directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
China (5.9%) Cantonese (7.9%)
Italy (3.2%) Greek (7.1%)
Malaysia (2.9%) Mandarin (6.2%)
Greece (2.8%) Italian (5.1%)
England (2.6%)
Arabic (1.6%)
Source: Census 2011, ABS 


Schools Health care
15 primary schools
There is one hospital in the Manningham area.
Five secondary schools

No university or TAFE campuses

Find a school at the Department of Education and Early Childhood development website or find out more about education and childcare in Victoria. Visit the Victorian Better Health Channel's health services directory for more health care information and services.