Tarneit station

Tarneit Overview

Distance to Melbourne CBD: 25 km

Train Station: Tarneit and Tarneit West (in planning. Scheduled to be built in around 2022-2027).

Demographics of Tarneit

According to 2016 census:

The median age of people in Tarneit (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 29.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.3% of the population

Of people in Tarneit (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 61.2% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

The most common ancestries in Tarneit (State Suburbs) were Indian 17.6%, English 12.2%, Australian 12.1%, Filipino 4.2% and Chinese 3.0%.

44.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 18.8%, New Zealand 4.9%, Philippines 3.9%, Pakistan 1.7% and Sri Lanka 1.5%.

41.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Punjabi 8.3%, Hindi 5.7%, Gujarati 3.4%, Urdu 3.1% and Arabic 2.5%.

There were 16,877 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tarneit (State Suburbs). Of these 60.6% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

On the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people were:

  • Car, as driver 63.6%
  • Train 8.7%
  • Car, as passenger 4.7%

Other common responses were:

  • Worked at home 3.5%
  • Train & car as driver 2.1%.

Of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 5.6% had 2 bedrooms and 34.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Of occupied private dwellings in Tarneit, 10.9% were owned outright, 56.8% were owned with a mortgage and 29.1% were rented.

Of all households, 88.0% were family households, 10.2% were single person households and 1.8% were group households.

9.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 12.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

30.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 47.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

According to Profileid.com.au:

By 2027, the Tarneit will be larger than the Melbourne  and will also be the largest suburb in Victoria by population. It is forecasted to have a population of around 92,000 by 2027. In 2017 estimated population was around 39,500.

According to realestate.com.au:

Median house price in Tarneit as of Apr 18: $530,000, where for 3 bedroom house the median price was $482,000, and for 4 bedroom house the median price was $570,000.

Median rent price in Tarneit as of Apt 18 was $ 380/ week, where the median rent for 3 bedroom house was $360 / week and 4 bedroom house was $390 / week.

Vacancy rate according to SQM research (in Mar 18): 1.7%

Estates in Tarneit


Grace Tarneit

Grand Central

Habitat – Developed by Satterley

Newgate – Developed by Central Equity

Newhaven – Developed by Peet

Orchard Tarneit

Riverdale Village


The Grove – developed by Stockland

Verdant Hill

Westbrook – The closest estate to Tarneit train station.