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Eglinton Suburb Profile

Is Eglinton a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Eglinton, WA 6034, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Allara, Eglinton aerial view of community and proximity to the coastline.

Suburb Snap Shot

Eglinton, located in the picturesque coastal region of Western Australia, is emerging as one of the region’s most promising suburbs, with a bright future on the horizon. Over the past decade, it has undergone significant transformation, evolving from a quiet enclave to a vibrant community with an increasingly diverse population.

Eglinton’s story of growth is impressive. In 2016, it was home to a modest population of around 1,680 residents. Today, it stands as a thriving hub attracting young families, professionals, and retirees alike. This rapid population growth is a testament to the suburb’s appeal.

Key Statistics

  • Post Code: 6034
  • Local Government: City of Wanneroo
  • Land Area: 10 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 99.0%
  • Medium density housing: 0.7%
  • High density housing: 0.0%


Demographic Highlights

Eglinton Greater Perth
Median Age 29 37
Median weekly household income $2,024 $1,865
Households with mortgage 70.4% 41.9%
Households renting 21.3% 26.6%
Family households 83.0% 71.5%
Couples with children 52.4% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 45.7% 40.5%
University qualification 15.0% 26.5%
Trade qualification 25.3% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 5.3% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of Eglinton

Frequently Asked Questions

Eglinton is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 45 kilometres north of Perth’s central business district, Eglinton is part of the City of Wanneroo local government area and Greater Perth.

Eglinton is situated approximately 45 kilometres north of the Perth Central Business District (CBD). The suburb’s location places it within a reasonable commuting distance, with travel times typically ranging from 40 to 52 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.