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Tarneit Suburb Profile

Is Tarneit a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Tarneit, VIC 3029, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Bluestone, Tarneit artist aerial impression.

Suburb Snap Shot

Tarneit, located in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, is a suburb that has experienced rapid growth and transformation over the past decade. With its strategic location and numerous amenities, it is poised to continue thriving and is anticipated to be one of the fastest-growing areas in the Greater Melbourne region in the coming years.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 3029
  • Local Government: Wyndham Council
  • Land Area: 38.17 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 88.2%
  • Medium density housing: 9.1%
  • High density housing: 2.5%


Demographic Highlights

Tarneit Greater Melbourne
Median Age 31 37
Median weekly household income $2,023 $1,901
Households with mortgage 51.1% 37.1%
Households renting 29.4% 30.2%
Family households 83.3% 70.9%
Couples with children 61.1% 47.8%
Persons born overseas 58.0% 40.1%
University qualification 34.1% 32.8%
Trade qualification 10.13% 12.4%
Unemployment rate 7.1% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

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