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Leopold has a population of approximately 10,100 (Census SA2 2011, ABS) and is in the Greater Geelong City Council area.

Key industries and employers
Health and allied health
Social and community services
Tourism and hospitality
Education and research
Map of Victoria indicating the location of Leopold
An aerial view of workers on a manufacturing factory floor

Finding a job in Leopold

About Leopold

A family enjoys an icecream on the waterfront in Geelong

Average temperatures

Season Average maximum Average minimum
Summer 22.5°C 14.7°C
Winter 12.8°C 6.7°C

Average travel time to Melbourne (86km)

Transport Time
Car 1 hr
Train and coach
1 hr 20 mins

Housing costs

Median cost
Purchase Rental per week
House $364,250
(Sept 2015)
(Mar 2015)
(Sept 2015)
(Mar 2015)

Source: All prices - 

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

For information about local hotels, motels and caravan parks, visit Great Ocean Road accommodation directory

Cultural groups

Migrants from Languages spoken
England (4.2%) Italian (1.2%)
New Zealand (1.0%) Greek (0.4%)
Italy (0.9%) German (0.3%)
Netherlands (0.9%) Dutch (0.3%)
Scotland (0.8%) Mandarin (0.2%)
Source: Census SA2 2011, ABS


Schools Health care
3 primary schools
Barwon Health
2 secondary schools
St John of God Hospital
2 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 for more information.

Sport and recreation

For more information about sport and recreation in Ocean Grove-Barwon Heads, please visit the Greater Geelong City Council website

Places of worship

For more information about where you can practice your faith, visit your religion's Australian website. Select 'pages from Australia' if searching for your religion in Google

Leopold attractions

  • Immerse yourself in water activities in Port Phillip Bay, Lake Corangamite or the Bass Strait
  • Explore the Bellarine Peninsula's beaches, wineries and food
  • Catch a ride on the Bellarine Peninsula's team train