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Who lives in the City of Kwinana?

Young family living in Kwinana

The City of Kwinana is a thriving community, rich in culture, history and natural beauty. Located in Perth’s outer southern suburbs, the City lies approximately 35 kilometres south of the Perth CBD. It’s bounded by the City of Cockburn to the north, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale to the east, the City of Rockingham to the south, and the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean to the west.

Home to our growing Cassia community, many residents choose to live in the City of Kwinana for its affordable land, range of services and amenities, proximity to nature and easy access to the CBD for work and pleasure.

The most recent census data (ABS 2016) offers some interesting insights about our vibrant community and those who have made the smart decision to live in the City of Kwinana.

The City is home to more than 38,000 residents and boasts a diverse population. About 58% of residents were born in Australia, with the other most common countries of birth including England 7.4%, New Zealand 5.2%, Philippines 4.5%, India 3.3% and South Africa 1.4%.

The median age of residents is 32 years, with around 28% of residents aged 19 or below – a statistic well understood by the City of Kwinana, evident by the range of services and amenities for children and youth within the City.

With its population predicted to double in the next 20 years, Kwinana is Western Australia’s second fastest growing region. The City has been preparing for its future popularity with a range of exciting amenities including:

  • Kwinana Train Station
  • Kwinana Marketplace
  • Kwinana Recquatic Centre
  • A variety of education options
  • Ample bus stops with routes transporting you throughout Kwinana
  • Shopping and recreation for the whole family
  • Kwinana Adventure Park
  • A 21km walking circuit at the Kwinana Walking Trail


No matter where in Cassia you choose to call home, you’ll be close to everything this wonderful community has to offer. With a range of affordable living options in easy reach of transport and all essential amenities, Cassia is the estate of choice for many first homebuyers, families and retirees.

Explore land for sale at Cassia and begin your new home journey today.

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016, ‘Kwinana (C), 2016 Census QuickStats’, viewed 12 May 2020.