DemographicsDiggers Rest is approximately 67.75 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Diggers Rest was 2763. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Diggers Rest are $1400 to $1799. The most common weekly income bracket is $1000 to $1249 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionDiggers Rest (formerly Diggers' Rest) is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 33 km (21 mi) north-west from Melbourne's Central Business District. The local government areas for Diggers Rest are the Cities of Hume and Melton. At the 2011 Census Diggers Rest had a population of 2,275. Diggers Rest lies on the Old Calder Highway, near the Calder Freeway. Diggers Rest contains a general store, a primary school and a CFA fire station, along with three large recreation reserves. Sporting groups in Diggers Rest include Diggers Rest Football Club who play in the Riddell District Football League. Diggers Rest Primary School was first opened in 1882 and moved to its present site in 1990. Diggers Rest Primary School features excellent facilities including air conditioned and heated classrooms, computer and Internet access to all grades, modern sports and playground equipment and landscaped grounds.
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