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Forrestdale Suburb Profile

Is Forrestdale a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Forrestdale, WA, 6112, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Family enjoy a BBQ together in Piara Waters

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Nestled in the southern suburbs of Perth, Forrestdale, has emerged as a burgeoning community that promises a bright future. Situated within the City of Armadale, Forrestdale offers a range of housing options set amidst a peaceful landscape.

The suburb is characterized by its serene streets and proximity to various parks, schools, and essential amenities, making it a suitable choice for families and individuals seeking a tranquil living environment.

While Forrestdale may not boast extravagant amenities, its understated appeal and accessibility, coupled with a strong sense of community, make it a reliable choice for those looking for a balanced suburban lifestyle in Western Australia.

Key Statistics: 

  • Post Code: 6112
  • Local Government: City of Armadale
  • Land Area: 49.5 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 97.7%
  • Medium density housing: 0.0%
  • High density housing: 0.0%

Demographic Highlights

Forrestdale Greater Perth
Median Age 41 37
Median weekly household income $1.875 $1,865
Households with mortgage 46.0% 41.9%
Households renting 18.3% 26.6%
Family households 76.1% 71.5%
Couples with children 41.8% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 29.3% 40.5%
University qualification 15.0% 26.5%
Trade qualification 22.18% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 5.4% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

Forrestdale is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 29.8 kilometres southeast of Perth’s central business district, Forrestdale is part of the City of Armadale local government area and Greater Perth.

Forrestdale is situated approximately 29.8 kilometres southeast of the Perth Central Business District (CBD). The suburb’s location places it within a reasonable commuting distance, with travel times typically ranging from 25 to 35 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.