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Parmelia Suburb Profile

Is Parmelia a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Parmelia, WA, 6167, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Cassia, Kwinana young children playing cricket in the park

Suburb Snap Shot

Nestled in the city of Kwinana, Parmelia is a well-established suburb known for its residential appeal and accessibility. It offers a mix of housing options and a sense of community that attracts a diverse range of residents.

Its strategic location near public transportation hubs and major roadways makes it a practical choice for those seeking a well-connected suburban lifestyle. Parmelia’s straightforward and unpretentious character has made it a dependable choice for individuals and families looking for a comfortable living environment in Western Australia.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 6167
  • Local Government: City of Kwinana
  • Land Area: 4km²
  • Freestanding houses: 94.1%
  • Medium density housing: 4.5%
  • High density housing: 1.1%

Demographic Highlights

Parmelia Greater Perth
Median Age 37 37
Median weekly household income $1,267 $1,865
Households with mortgage 45.5% 41.9%
Households renting 28.3% 26.6%
Family households 67.0% 71.5%
Couples with children 37.8% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 37.0% 40.5%
University qualification 9.4% 26.5%
Trade qualification 20.12% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 9.6% 5.3%


Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at March 2024

Map of Parmelia

Frequently Asked Questions

Parmelia is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 39 kilometres south of Perth’s central business district, Parmelia is part of the City of Kwinana local government area and Greater Perth.

Parmelia is situated approximately 39 kilometres south of the Perth Central Business District (CBD). The suburb’s location places it within a reasonable commuting distance, with travel times typically 35 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.