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St Helena Suburb Profile

Is St Helena a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for St Helena, VIC, 3088, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

St Helena Place, St Helena aerial impression of the community v2.

Suburb Snap Shot

Located in the north-eastern region of Melbourne, St Helena is a serene and well-established suburb that appeals to families and individuals seeking a peaceful residential environment. Characterized by its leafy streets, spacious homes, and a strong sense of community, St Helena provides a tranquil retreat without sacrificing proximity to essential amenities.

The area is home to reputable schools, local shops, and well-maintained parks, contributing to its reputation as a family-oriented suburb. St Helena’s enduring appeal lies in its balance between suburban tranquility and convenient access to urban facilities, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a peaceful yet well-connected lifestyle in the Melbourne metropolitan area.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 3088
  • Local Government: City of Banyule
  • Land Area: 1.8 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 83.1%
  • Medium density housing: 12.6%
  • High density housing: 3.2%


Demographic Highlights

St Helena Greater Melbourne
Median Age 46 37
Median weekly household income $1,875 $1,901
Households with mortgage 41.1% 37.1%
Households renting 12.9% 30.2%
Family households 79.9% 70.9%
Couples with children 52.7% 47.8%
Persons born overseas 37.3% 40.1%
University qualification 29.0% 32.8%
Trade qualification 15.13% 12.4%
Unemployment rate 3.3% 5.3%


Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of St Helena

Frequently Asked Questions

St Helena is a suburb located in the southern region of Victoria. Positioned approximately 20 kilometres northeast of Melbourne’s central business district, St Helena is part of the City of Banyule local government area and Greater Melbourne.

St Helena is situated approximately 20 kilometres northeast of the Melbourne Central Business District (CBD). The suburb’s location places it within a reasonable commuting distance, with travel times approximately 40 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.

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