Kingston

The City of Kingston has a population of approximately 142,400 (Census 2011, ABS). Children aged 0 - 14 years make up 17.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over make up 16.1% of the population.

Overall Kingston has a high proportion of people born in Australia (approximately 65 per cent) with the remainder of the people coming mainly from England, India and Greece.

Find out more at the Kingston City Council website

Main suburbs

Oakleigh

Moorabin

Mentone

Moordialloc

Dingley

A map of Melbourne showing the Kingston area

About Kingston

A man playing golf

Industries

Key industries in the area
Manufacturing
Retail trade
Health care

Travel times

Kingston’s suburbs are 17-35km south of Melbourne’s city centre.

Transport Time
Car
22-50 mins
Train or bus
35-50 mins


Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $600,000
(Mar 2013)
$400 (Sept 2012)
Unit
 $443,000
(Mar 2013)
$325 (Sept 2012)

Source: House and unit prices - Real Estate Institute of Victoria. Rental prices - Department of Human Services Rental Report

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


Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (4.1%) Greek (4.8%)
India (3.1%) Mandarin (1.9%)
Greece (2.0%) Italian (1.8%)
China (1.88%) Cantonese (1.2%)
New Zealand (1.6%)
Russian (1.2%)
Source: Census 2011, ABS 

Services

Schools Health care
23 primary schools
There are seven hospitals in the Kingston area.
Six secondary schools

No universities and one TAFE campus

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.