Applecross, Western Australia, Australia


Applecross is an affluent riverside suburb of Perth bound by the Canning Highway and Swan River. Part of the City of Melville's municipality, Applecross is a predominantly residential area with commercial activity along Canning Highway.

Life in Applecross

Home to numerous parks and reserves, Applecross is in the enviable position of being close to urban environments while still retaining its suburban charm. Some major features are the South of Perth Yacht Club, the Raffles Hotel, Restaurant and Lounge Bar and the Canning Highway commercial area, which provides residents with numerous restaurants and amenities to explore and enjoy. Also of note are Waylen Bay, Canning Bridge, the Challenger Institute of Technology and the Heathcote Cultural Precinct.

  • Applecross Facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 8
    Postcode 6153
    Local Government Melville
    Local Schools Applecross P.S., Applecross S.H.S., Saint Benedict's School, Conon Road Kindergarten,
    Nearby Schools Santa Maria College (Attadale) , Mel Maria Catholic P.S. (Attadale)
    Shops Garden City
    Train Stations Canning Bridge or Bull Creek
    Bus Services Bus Service to rail stations or Esplanade Bus Port

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    2011 Census Summary Applecross Perth
    Population - Usually Resident 6,579 1,645,573
    Median Age of Residents (Years) 42 35
    Average Household Size (persons) 2.00 2.55
    Total Households 2,430 604,425
    Number of Occupied Dwellings * 2,781 595,499
    Number of Unoccupied Dwellings 353 57,529
    Median Weekly Household Income $2,095 $1,481
    Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment $2,612 $2,008
    Median Weekly Rent $400 $327

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