• The Lakes


    Are you interested in buying, renting or investing in The Lakes? Here at REIWA, we recognise that choosing the right suburb is not an easy choice.

    To provide an understanding of the kind of lifestyle The Lakes offers, we've collated all the relevant market information, key facts, demographics and statistics to help you make a confident and informed decision.

    Our interactive map allows you to delve deeper into this suburb and locate points of interest like transport, schools and amenities.  

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  • The Lakes facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 42
    Postcode 6556
    Local Government Mundaring
    Primary schools Chidlow Primary School, Wooroloo Primary School, Mount Helena Primary School, Bible Baptist Christian Academy, Sawyers Valley Primary School, Mundaring Christian College, Wundowie Primary School, Mundaring Primary School, Gidgegannup Primary School, Sacred Heart School
    Secondary schools Eastern Hills Senior High School, Mundaring Christian College, Helena College, Treetops Montessori School, Swan View Senior High School, Carmel Adventist College, Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre, Kalamunda Senior High School, St Brigid's College, Swan Christian College

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    The Lakes property types

    2016 Census Summary The Lakes Perth
    Population - usually resident 52 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 48 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 18 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 3 85,730
    Median weekly household income $2,062 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,639 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 19 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 30 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

    The Lakes by age

    The Lakes households

    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Chidlow 7.9%
    Wooroloo -5.3%

    Properties In This Suburb

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