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Donnybrook Suburb Profile

Is Donnybrook a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Donnybrook, VIC, 3064, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Heartford, Donnybrook artist impression of park landscape.

Suburb Snap Shot

Donnybrook is a suburb on the rise. With its swift growth, excellent educational facilities, diverse community amenities, and convenient access to major transportation routes and shopping centres, it caters to people from all walks of life. Whether you’re a young family, a student, or a professional, Donnybrook offers a welcoming and promising place to call home.

Key Statistics

  • Post Code: 3064
  • Local Government: City of Whittlesea
  • Land Area: 10.26 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 98.4%
  • Medium density housing: 1.6%
  • High density housing: 0.0%


Demographic Highlights

Donnybrook Greater Melbourne
Median Age 30 37
Median weekly household income $2,237 $1,901
Households with mortgage 72.6% 37.1%
Households renting 20.6% 30.2%
Family households 87.6% 70.9%
Couples with children 54.8% 47.8%
Persons born overseas 55.9% 40.1%
University qualification 32.5% 32.8%
Trade qualification 14.9% 12.4%
Unemployment rate 3.1% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of Donnybrook



Frequently Asked Questions

Donnybrook is a suburb located in the southern region of Victoria. Positioned approximately 38 kilometres north of Melbourne’s central business district, Donnybrook is part of the City of Whittlesea local government area and Greater Melbourne.

Donnybrook is situated approximately 38 kilometres north of the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). The suburb’s location places it within a reasonable commuting distance, with travel times typically ranging from 35 to 45 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.

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

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