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Meadow Heights Suburb Profile

Is Meadow Heights a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Meadow Heights, VIC, 3048, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

True North, Greenvale bird eyes view of the estate.

Suburb Snap Shot

Meadow Heights, situated in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, is an established residential suburb known for its practicality and diversity. Positioned approximately 18 kilometres from Melbourne’s central business district, Meadow Heights offers residents a balanced living environment with convenient access to urban amenities and local services.

The suburb provides a range of housing options, from family homes to modern townhouses, catering to various housing preferences. Local schools, parks, and shopping centres contribute to the community’s overall quality of life. Meadow Heights offers accessible transportation links and is well-connected to Melbourne’s central districts and neighbouring suburbs.

It is a reliable choice for those seeking a comfortable and well-connected community in Melbourne.

Key Statistics: 

  • Post Code: 3048
  • Local Government: City of Hume
  • Land Area: 4.6 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 82.2%
  • Medium density housing: 16.5%
  • High density housing: 1.1%

Demographic Highlights

Meadow Heights Greater Melbourne
Median Age 34 37
Median weekly household income $1,274 $1,901
Households with mortgage 38.6% 37.1%
Households renting 30.5% 30.2%
Family households 82.3% 70.9%
Couples with children 52.5% 47.8%
Persons born overseas 53.7% 40.1%
University qualification 13.7% 32.8%
Trade qualification 9.11% 12.4%
Unemployment rate 12.3% 5.3%


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

Map of Meadow Heights

Frequently Asked Questions

Meadow Heights is a suburb located in the southern region of Victoria. Positioned approximately 26 kilometres north of Melbourne’s central business district, Meadow Heights is part of the City of Hume local government area and Greater Melbourne.

Meadow Heights is situated approximately 26 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 25 to 30 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.