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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.


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 22.95 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.32 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.62 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.22 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.21 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.2 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.26 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.66 (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 41.92 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.82 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.33 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.64 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.02 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.14 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.73 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 54.1 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.82 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45.93 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.29 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.13 (Moderate)
  • Living in Alphington - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Alphington is 186.65 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.87 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.51 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.05 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.3 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.27 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.42 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 130.15 (Very 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 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 15.42 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 103.49 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.06 USD

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

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