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City Beach

Situated 10km from Perth GPO.

In 1917, the Perth City Council purchased the Lime Kilns Estate of 1 290 acres, situated between the Endowment Lands and the City, thus linking the City with the ocean beach. The Council proposed to lay out an up-to-date seaside town near the ocean beach on garden city lines, embodying approved Town Planning principles, and making ample provision for recreation purposes. By 1928, the Council had allocated finance to commence work, and also referred to the beach as "City Beach". It appears this name developed because it was an area developed by the City Council and much more acceptable than "Ocean Beach" which was even more descriptive than City Beach.


Median House Price ChartMedian Multi-Res Price ChartMedian Land Price Chart
CITY BEACH QUICK STATS Upper Quartile $2,100,000
1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014 Median $1,715,000
Number of Sales for Year: 94 Lower Quartile $1,521,250

Based on Settled Sales as at 11 July 2014
Growth Rates YTD QTR 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years
City Beach -1% 0.3% 0.2% 7.1%
Perth Metro Region 0% 6.3% 4.5% 8.2%
CPI 2.9% 2.5% 3.1%
2011 Census Summary City Beach Perth Metro Region
Population - Usually Resident6,3541,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)4435
Residents less than 1930%27%
Residents 20-6450%62%
Residents over 6521%13%
Average Household Size (persons)2.002.55
Couples without children30%28%
Couple family with children44%34%
Single parent family6%11%
Other families1%2%
Lone Person19%24%
Group Household3%5%
Total Households2,168604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings 12,412595,499
House88%79%
Duplex, Villa, Town House11%12%
Flat,Unit, Apartment3%10%
Other 20%1%
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings24557,529
Fully Owned 253%30%
Being Purchased 229%42%
Being Rented 214%28%
Other 25%2%
Median Weekly Household Income$2,575$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$2,819$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$650$327
Local Schools: City Beach P.S., Kapinara P.S., City Beach S.H.S,
Other Nearby Schools: Holy Spirit School , Newman College (Churchlands) , Holy Rosary School (Doubleview) , John XXIII College (Mount Claremont) , Christ Church Grammar School (Claremont) , Scotch College (Swanbourne) , Hale School (Wembley Downs)
Shops: The Boulevard, Floreat Forum
Train Stations: No train service
Bus Services: Bus service to Perth CBD
1. Excludes visitor only households
2. % Calcs exclude Not Stated Component


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