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Clarkson Suburb Profile

Is Clarkson a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Clarkson, WA, 6030, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Catalina, Mindarie and Clarkson, father walking children to school v2

Suburb Snap Shot

Clarkson is a dynamic and thriving suburb located in the northern part of the Perth Metropolitan district. Over the past decade, Clarkson has experienced significant growth and transformation, making it one of the most promising areas in the region. From its humble beginnings with a small population, Clarkson has evolved into a vibrant and diverse community, attracting families and individuals alike.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 6030
  • Local Government: The City of Wanneroo
  • Land Area: 6.6 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 89.3%
  • Medium density housing: 9.8%
  • High density housing: 0.9%


Demographic Highlights

Clarkson Greater Perth
Median Age 34 37
Median weekly household income $1,761 $1,865
Households with mortgage 51.8% 41.9%
Households renting 30.6% 26.6%
Family households 74.3% 71.5%
Couples with children 43.7% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 47.5% 40.5%
University qualification 18.5% 26.5%
Trade qualification 14.13% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 6.5% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of Clarkson

Frequently Asked Questions

Clarkson is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 35 kilometres north of Perth’s central business district, Clarkson is part of the City of Wanneroo local government area and Greater Perth.

Clarkson is situated approximately 35 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 30 to 35 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.