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Upper Swan Suburb Profile

Is Upper Swan a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Upper Swan, WA, 6069, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Upper Swan Aerial Map

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With its expanding population, educational opportunities, community spirit, and strategic location, it offers the perfect blend of serenity and accessibility. Whether you’re a young family, a professional, or anyone seeking a fulfilling lifestyle, Upper Swan has something exceptional to offer. Experience the charm and potential of this suburb as it continues to thrive and evolve.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 6069
  • Local Government: City of Swan
  • Land Area: 19.8km²
  • Freestanding houses: 100%
  • Medium density housing: 0.0%
  • High density housing: 1.4%

Demographic Highlights

Upper Swan Greater Perth
Median Age 52 37
Median weekly household income $1,482 $1,865
Households with mortgage 39.3% 41.9%
Households renting 10.2% 26.6%
Family households 73.9% 71.5%
Couples with children 32.5% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 25.3% 40.5%
University qualification 11.7% 26.5%
Trade qualification 21.6% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 7.2% 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

Upper Swan is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 27 kilometres northeast of Perth’s central business district, Upper Swan is part of the City of Swan local government area and Greater Perth.

Upper Swan is situated approximately 27 kilometres northeast 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 40 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.