Tapping Suburb Profile

December 07, 2016
Shae Aiello

The suburb of Tapping, part of the City of Wanneroo, is located 35km from the Perth CBD.

In 2006 the population of Tapping was 3,118, early in its life, and by 2011 it had grown by 187% to 8,954 as many more the buildings neared completion and new residents had continued to move in. The predominant age group is 0-14 years old, which is reflective of the number of young families that built houses in Tapping, as first home owners.

Households in Tapping are primarily couples with children who are likely to be repaying between $3,000 - 4,000 per month in mortgage repayments. In 2011 81.4% of homes in the area were owner occupied. There are on average 3 people per household with a median weekly household income of $1,946. The median weekly rent for Tapping is $420.

Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $472,500 which is quite low considering it has quite consistently been $520,000 - $565,000 for the last three years.



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