The estimated population in Avondale Heights as of the 2011 census was 10,990 and the postcode of this region is 3034. The land area of this region covers about 5.4km2.
The suburbs, which are surrounded by Avondale Heights are Sunshine North to the west, Keilor East to the north-west, Braybrook to the south-west, Braybrook to the south, Maribyrnong to the east, Essendon west to the northeast, Maidstone and Maribyrnong to the southeast and Keilor East to the north.
The Bus services are operated in this suburb are as follows: 406 Footscray, 407 Highpoint SC, 465 Essendon and 903 Altona. Apart from this, recreational and commuter cyclists can easily access the Maribyrnong River Trail along the Maribyrnong River.