Hillarys is a northern coastal suburb located 25km from the Perth CBD. It is a relatively young residential area, with a commercial area in the north-east and substantial parklands along the coast, covering nearly 15% of its total area. It’s approximately 7km2 in size and includes many feature attractions including Hillarys Boat Harbour, The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA) and many beautiful beaches.
The population of Hillarys grew 4% from 2006, totalling 10,673 in 2011, which is a population density of 16.89 persons per hectare. The predominant age group in the area is 0 – 14 years and households are primarily made up of couples with children.
In 2011, 80% of homes in Hillarys were owner occupied (42% purchaser and 38% owned outright) and 18% were rented, with a median asking rent of $550 per week.
Currently houses usually spend around 82 days on the market before selling, with the median sale price settling at $995,000 in January 2016, down from a high of $1,075,000 in August 2015.
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Sources: http://www.joondalup.wa.gov.au and CoreLogic RP Data