West Perth

West Perth, Western Australia, Australia

West Perth

A short stroll in the westerly direction of Perth City sits West Perth. Home to the much loved and iconic Kings Park, this affluent suburb comprises elegant, modern apartment complexes and impressive office towers. A honing beacon for successful, professional types, West Perth had more than 5,000 residents at the 2011 Census.

Life in West Perth

Bask in the view of Perth's stunning landscape from the beautiful Kings Park, or grab a friend and take on the athletic challenge of conquering the 242 stairs at Jacob's Ladder. The City West Train Station makes travelling around Perth easy, while Harbour Town provides factory outlet shopping to suit retail needs. There are numerous cafes and eateries within West Perth to explore, like the Gordon Street Garage, as well as beautiful leafy streets to make morning walks with the dog that much more enjoyable. Other features of note include Scitech and Parliament House.

  • West Perth Facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 4
    Postcode 6005
    Local Government Perth
    Local Schools St Thomas' Primary School (Claremont) ,
    Nearby Schools John XXIII College (Mount Claremont) , Mercedes College (Perth) , Trinty College (East Perth) , Aranmore (Leederville)
    Shops Perth City
    Train Stations City West or West Leederville
    Bus Services Clipper Bus Service to Perth CBD

    Property Ownership Types

    West Perth Property Types

    2011 Census Summary West Perth Perth
    Population - Usually Resident 5,168 1,645,573
    Median Age of Residents (Years) 32 35
    Average Household Size (persons) 1.00 2.55
    Total Households 2,412 604,425
    Number of Occupied Dwellings * 2,833 595,499
    Number of Unoccupied Dwellings 422 57,529
    Median Weekly Household Income $1,698 $1,481
    Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment $2,414 $2,008
    Median Weekly Rent $380 $327

    West Perth by Age

    West Perth Households