Mitcham is a suburb of Melbourne’s and is located about 21 km east of Melbourne’s CBD. The City of Whitehorse is Mitcham’s local municipality. Post code is 3132. This suburb is a very beautiful and green suburb which is situated in a great location. It is a nice and quietfamily suburb with parks, schools, cafes, banks, etc. There are many large shopping centres nearby and is neighboured by top rated suburbs like Donvale, Blackburn, Nunawading and Vermont.
The suburb Mitcham was named after a farm property known as Mitcham Grove. Mitcham Grove was owned by a man William Slater. He used to grow roses and herbs used to produce fragrances and different remedies.
According to the 2016 census, the population of Mitcham was at 16,148. Median age of people in Mitcham is 38. Common ancestries in Mitcham include 23.2% English, 20.7 %Australian, 11.3% Chinese, 8.1% Irish and 7.1%.Scottish. Top languages spoken other than English are Mandarin, Cantonese, Italian, Vietnamese and Persian. Common professions in Mitcham include Professionals, Clerical and Administrative Workers, Managers, Technicians, Tradies, Community Service Workers, etc. Median weekly rent showed for individuals was$363. Median mortgage repayments were at $2000.
Following is a list of kindergarten, primary, secondary and high schools located in Mitcham:
Mitcham is just 20 km away from the city. Public transport is convenient. It is very easy to get to the city via train in just 30 minutes when you take the express. .The suburb is situated between major freeways which includes Eastern freeway and Eastlink.
If you are looking to buy a house or just want general information of the median of buying a house or unit in Mitcham following are the 2018 figures:
The medians for units in Mitcham are:
Median Rent would be $435 per week. The market in Mitcham is considered to be a high demand market as there are many people seeking to rent houses. The median house sales price in this suburb has increased by 77.1%.
You can visit your local GP and nurse at medical clinics situated within Mitcham at:
There are also some dental clinics in Mitcham which include Mitcham Dental Clinic and Brighter Smiles Family Dental Care.
Mitcham is the hub of the eastern suburbs. There is a large selection of big shopping centres around which includes Mitcham Square Shopping Centre, Doncaster Shopping Centre, Eastland Shopping centre, Knox Shopping Centre, The Glen Shopping Centre, Forest Hill Shopping Centre and Chadstone Shopping Centre.
There are many parks and reserves in Mitcham where you can enjoy beautiful green scenery, go on walks/trails, cycle, take kids out to play etc.
In Mitcham there are a number of restaurants and takeaways where you enjoy a variety of cuisines. Here are the names of a few places:
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