Fairfield borders are Grange Road to the East, Heidelberg Road to the South, Darebin Rd to the North and borders Northcote to the West.
Fairfield is predominantly residential, with a small north-eastern pocket remaining a light industrial area.
Demand for property in Fairfield is very high; with a ratio of more than 2 to 1 of people looking for property in Fairfield compared to what is currently available. With more affluent residents moving into the area with greater disposable income, Fairfield businesses have thrived in recent times.
The Station St shopping district currently has over 80 businesses operating within it, with more than 20 cafes/bars/restaurants and 17 food and wine specialists.
Fairfield has maintained a multicultural and diverse atmosphere, with 20% of Fairfield residents being from non-English speaking backgrounds. Fairfield has significant Greek and Italian communities and there are also strong numbers of Chinese, Dutch, German and Indian residents in the suburb.
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