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Bunbury Suburb Profile

Is Bunbury a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Bunbury, WA, 6230, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Dalyellup Beach, Dalyellup coastal view

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Bunbury, situated in the South West region of Western Australia, is a well-established coastal city renowned for its diverse offerings. Located approximately 175 kilometres south of Perth, Bunbury provides residents with a vibrant urban environment while retaining the charm of a coastal locale.

The suburb offers a wide range of housing options, from modern apartments to family homes, catering to various lifestyles. Its amenities include reputable schools, parks, and shopping centers, enhancing the overall quality of life. Bunbury’s picturesque coastline is a highlight, with popular beaches such as Back Beach and Koombana Bay providing recreational opportunities. Efficient transportation links, both road and rail, ensure easy connectivity to Perth and surrounding areas.

Bunbury is a trusted choice for individuals looking for a balanced blend of urban conveniences and coastal beauty in Western Australia.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 6230
  • Local Government: City of Bunbury
  • Land Area: 222.8 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 89.3%
  • Medium density housing: 8.0%
  • High density housing: 1.3%

Demographic Highlights

Bunbury Greater Perth
Median Age 43 37
Median weekly household income $1,478 $1,865
Households with mortgage 37.8% 41.9%
Households renting 23.7% 26.6%
Family households 71.3% 71.5%
Couples with children 39.4% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 25.6% 40.5%
University qualification 15% 26.5%
Trade qualification 21.17% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 4.2% 5.3%
Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of Bunbury

Frequently Asked Questions

Bunbury is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 168.2 kilometres south of Perth’s central business district, Bunbury is part of the City of Bunbury local government area and the Bunbury metropolitan.

Bunbury is situated approximately 168.2 kilometres southeast of the Perth Central Business District (CBD), with travel times typically 1 hour and 50 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.