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Officer Suburb Profile

Is Officer a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Officer, VIC 3631, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Arcadia, Officer entry statement aerial view

Suburb Snap Shot

Officer has continued to blossom into a dynamic community that magnetizes young families seeking an enriching living experience. Residents are provided with numerous opportunities to engage in their favourite sports and recreational activities. This emphasis on community and an active lifestyle is a testament to the suburb’s commitment to the well-being of its residents. As it continues to evolve and develop, Officer stands as a testament to the potential of suburban living in Melbourne.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 3809
  • Local Government: Cardinia Shire
  • Land Area: 75.1 square km
  • Freestanding houses: 94.6%
  • Medium density housing: 5.0%
  • High density housing: 0.1%


Demographic Highlights

Officer Greater Melbourne
Median Age 31 37
Median weekly household income $2,125 $1,901
Households with mortgage 57.0% 37.1%
Households renting 28.0% 30.2%
Family households 82.0% 70.9%
Couples with children 53.9% 47.8%
Persons born overseas 56.6% 40.1%
University qualification 28.2% 32.8%
Trade qualification 18.5% 12.4%
Unemployment rate 4.4% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of Officer

Frequently Asked Questions

Officer is a suburb located in the southern region of Victoria. Situated approximately 49 kilometres southeast of Melbourne, Officer is part of the Cardinia Shire local government area and Greater Melbourne.

Officer is situated approximately 49 kilometres north of the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). The journey from Officer to the Melbourne CBD typically takes around 45 to 55 minutes by car, depending on traffic conditions.

Officer is part of Metropolitan Melbourne. Officer falls within the jurisdiction of the Cardinia Shire, which is classified by the Victorian Government as a Metropolitan Melbourne LGA (local government area).

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