Melbourne Suburb Guides

Melbourne - City of Stonnington

The Historic Stonnington, named after a grand mansion that today sits at the geographic heart of the municipality, is located three kilometres from the Central Business District, in Melbourne's inner east.

Suburbs in the City of Stonnington include: Armadale, Glen Iris, Kooyong, Malvern, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak and Windsor
Noted for its shopping precincts, including Chapel Street, Toorak Road and Chadstone Shopping Centre, the City of Stonnington also boasts a number of dining and entertainment hot spots.
It is characterised by a range of housing types, ranging from grand old mansions to stylish modern apartments and large public housing blocks.
Close to a third of Stonnington's population was born overseas, primarily in Britain and New Zealand.
• Population: 87,412
• Population born overseas: 30.1% (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Greece)
• Main centres: Prahran, South Yarra, Armadale, Malvern, Glen Iris
• Employment: property and business services (24%); retail (11.1%); health and community services (10%); manufacturing (7.8%); education (5.9%)
• Median house price: $619,500
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