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Butler Suburb Profile

Is Butler a good suburb? Find out in our suburb review for Butler, WA, 6036, including the latest median house price, suburb population and more.

Eden Beach, Jindalee, aerial view of community event

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Situated conveniently near the Mitchell Freeway, Butler is a well-established residential area known for its balanced blend of modern amenities and natural beauty. Located approximately 41 kilometers from the Perth CBD, Butler offers a peaceful, family-friendly environment with easy access to both the coast and the bustling city.

This suburb features a range of housing options, from spacious family homes to contemporary apartments, catering to various lifestyles. Residents of Butler benefit from well-maintained parks, schools, and shopping centers, making it an ideal choice for families. Its proximity to beautiful beaches, such as Quinns Beach and Jindalee Beach, provides opportunities for leisure and recreation. The reliable public transportation system ensures convenient connectivity to the broader Perth metropolitan area. Butler’s tranquil atmosphere and practical amenities make it a trusted choice for those seeking a comfortable and well-connected community in Western Australia.

Key Statistics:

  • Post Code: 6036
  • Local Government: City of Wanneroo
  • Land Area: 5 km²
  • Freestanding houses: 95.9%
  • Medium density housing: 3%
  • High density housing: 0.9%

Demographic Highlights

Butler Greater Perth
Median Age 32 37
Median weekly household income $1,710 $1,865
Households with mortgage 51.1% 41.9%
Households renting 34.5% 26.6%
Family households 76.0% 71.5%
Couples with children 47.9% 45.7%
Persons born overseas 47.5% 40.5%
University qualification 14.3% 26.5%
Trade qualification 21.12% 16.9%
Unemployment rate 6.9% 5.3%


Demographic Data Source - ABS Census 2021
Median house and rental prices current as at September 2023

Map of Butler

Frequently Asked Questions

Butler is a suburb located in the southwestern region of Western Australia. Positioned approximately 40 kilometres north of Perth’s central business district, Butler is part of the City of Wanneroo local government area and Greater Perth.

Butler is situated approximately 40 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 35 to 45 minutes by car, subject to traffic conditions.