Suburb by suburb snapshot – Strathdale

June 26, 2021 BY

Strathdale Park

The size of Strathdale is approximately 3.6 square kilometres and has one park covering nearly 5.5 per cent of total area.

This three-bedroom Strathdale home built in 1980 sold recently for $620,000.

The population of Strathdale in 2011 was 5694 people and by the 2016 Census was at 5682 showing a slight decline of 0.2 per cent in the area during that time.

Strathdale is three kilometres east of Bendigo on the McIvor Highway.

In the centre of suburb is a large parkland, running southwards from the McIvor Highway and bordered by the Strathdale-White Hills Road.

It was originally a water reserve with the Grassy Flat reservoirs, and in the 1970s had a derelict hall under the care of the Kennington Reserve Committee which was replaced by new offices for Strathfieldsaye Shire.

As urbanisation advanced, the north part of the reserve was named Strathdale Park, with several sports fields and a community hall.

Strathdale is a mature suburb, with houses dating from the 1970s until the present.

CoreLogic data indicates that the predominant age group in Strathdale is 60-69 years with households in Strathdale being primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 – $1399 per month on mortgages. In general, people in Strathdale work in a professional occupation.

In 2011, 72.5 per cent of the homes in Strathdale were owner-occupied compared with 70.7 per cent in 2016.

Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $527,500.



“The suburb of Strathdale has certainly followed the trend we have seen right across the Bendigo region with a steep increase in the market over the past 12 months.

“So far, in 2021 we have seen the sale of 31 sales for Strathdale ranging from $415,000 to $1,250,000.  The median house price is sitting at around $605,000 which is an $80,000 increase near 14 per cent from 2020.

“With all the things Strathdale has to offer such as all the essentials of supermarket, dining, playspaces, schools and transport it is a highly sort after area of Bendigo.”

Tim Annett, Ray White Bendigo



Until 1994 Strathdale was in the Shire of Strathfieldsaye, but upon municipal amalgamation it became part of the City of Greater Bendigo.


Population: 5682

Male: 49.1%

Female: 50.9%

Median age: 45

5-year population change: -0.2%

House median value: $609,000

Change in Median Price: (5yrs) is 28.3%

Median asking rent per week: $405,000

Average length of ownership: 12 years

Owner occupiers:73%

Renters: 27%


House median sale price:

March 2021: $527,500

March 2020: $490,000

March 2019: $403,000

March 2018: $411,000

March 2017: $420,000


House sales per annum:

Period ending March 2021: 108

Period ending March 2020: 92


Land median sale price:

March 2021: $215,000

March 2020: $240,000


Land sales per annum:

Period ending March 2021: 35

Period ending March 2020: 26

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