Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne and is located about 14 km east of Melbourne’s CBD. The City of Whitehorse is Box Hill’s local municipality. Post code is 3128. The suburb consists of a large population of Asian descent - mostly Chinese. Box Hill is a conveniently located suburb close to shops, food and public transport. There are many Asian restaurants and shops in this area to cater to the demand of the local population. There are also different academic centres and schools where you can learn Chinese and cultural studies. Many medical centres and dentists are available within the suburb.
According to the 2016 census, the population of Box Hill was at 11,395. 50.8% make thefemale population and 49.2% of male population. 0.1% of the population is comprised of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Median age of people in Box Hill is 31.
Common ancestries include 35.4% Chinese, 14.2% English, 11.0% of Australians, 5.3% Irish and 3.8% Scotland. Major religions in this city reported No religion, Catholic, Buddhism and Anglican - where No Religion was the largest group among these. The top languages spoken were English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Indian and Vietnamese.
Common professions in Box Hill are professionals, clerical and admin workers, technicians, tradies, managers and community workers. Median individual income was at $473 and median income for household showed $1054.
Weekly rent showed a median of $350 and median mortgage monthly repayments were $1800.
Recent stats displayed that 19.0% are established couples and families, 15.0% of people are older couples and families and 13.0% independent youth.
There are a number of schools in Box Hill giving you different options to choose from. You can also find schools which teach the Chinese language and culture. Following is a list of schools and colleges in this suburb:
Mostly trains, trams and buses are used for public transportation. Box Hill serves as a central hub for the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. This is due to the well -thought out train network, tram (route 109) and numerous bus routes. Personal cars is the common mode of transportation used mostly by the full-time employed residents of this suburb. You can get to the CBD early if you go in early in the mornings via train.
There are many clinics situated in Box Hill where you can find great and experienced General Practitioners and some clinics you can find that are available even after normal hours. Here is a list of medical centres in Box Hill:
There are also many dental clinics in Box Hill:
If you are looking to buy a house or just want general information of the median of buying a house or unit in Box Hill, following are the 2018 figures:
Median Rent would be $470 per week. The market in Box Hill is considered to be a high demand market due to its increased popularity.
Box Hill is close to shops, speciality shops, restaurants and cafes. It has a central shopping mall called Box Hill Centre.
Things to do
Here are a few places to visit in this suburb:
Box Hill is known for its wide range of restaurants serving Asian type cuisines which include Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Taiwanese, Japanese, Korean, and Malaysian Restaurants.
What Local Residents Say
According to local residents: