Macleod is located 14 kilometers northeast of Melbourne’s Central Business District. The suburb’s local government areas are the cities of Banyule and Darebin. Macleod is a well-known residential locality, which is west of the suburb’s railway station.
The estimated population in Macleod as of the 2011 census was 9,606. The postcode of this suburb shares with the post office in this region is opened during the mid 20th century. With regard to the land area, the suburb covers about 3km2.
The suburbs, which are surrounded by Macleod are Bundoora to the west and north-west, Heidelberg West and Heidelberg Heights to the south-west, Rosanna to the south, Yallambie to the east, Watsonia to the northeast, Yallambie to the southeast, and Bundoora and Watsonis share the north.
The three different sports in this suburb are played with the divisional levels are as follows: Football, Cricket and Basketball.