Alphington Tourism

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Alphington is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 7 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area are the Cities of Darebin and Yarra. At the 2011 census, Alphington had a population of 4,603. It is a primarily residential suburb consisting of mixture of 1970s brick veneer, recently built townhouses as well as period weatherboards. There is also a major paper production plant in the suburb. Alphington shares a postcode with neighbouring suburb Fairfield, and is bounded by the Yarra River in the south and the Darebin Creek in the east. Present day Alphington has a young demographic, with more than 58% of the suburb being under the age of 40. Census data also shows that 36% of working Residents are employed in professional positions and on average earn $1538 a week, or more than $200 a week above the Melbourne metropolitan average. Close proximity to the Melbourne CBD, gentrification and high demand for property has caused house prices in Alphington to increase dramatically over the past couple of years, with median house prices currently at $1.06m, representing a 14% increase from 2011 to 2012. This also makes Alphington one of 51 Victorian suburbs with a median house price of over $1 million. Rental prices in the suburb also increased by 9% to $590 per week.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Alphington in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Alphington like a local. After your splendid visit to Alphington, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Melbourne. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Melbourne for its bountiful attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central on your trip to Alphington. Tour packages of Alphington are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Alphington*

  • Pollution Statistics in Alphington

    Know the pollution level of Alphington before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.94 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.13 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.41 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.76 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.76 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.43 (Very Low)
  • Alphington: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Alphington for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alphington.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.32 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.12 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 43 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.14 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 32.38 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.86 (Low)
    • Attacks 40.83 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.68 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 44.99 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.01 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.93 (Moderate)
  • Living in Alphington - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Alphington is 169.8 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 58.05 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 37.41 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.92 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.94 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 104.82 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Alphington

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alphington

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.45 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.54 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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