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Beaconsfield is a suburb of south-southwest Perth in southwest Western Australia and has a population of around 4,100 (48.2% male, 51.8% female). Around 1127 families live in the area and of those 34.3% have one or more children under the age of 15. 21.0% of families have only a single parent while 40.6% of couples have no children. Beaconsfield covers an area of approximately 274 hectares (676 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Beaconsfield is between $150-$249 per week (17.4% of people). 5.9% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.6% of the population.
Of the 1732 private dwellings in Beaconsfield 39% are owned outright by their occupiers, 25% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 30% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Beaconsfield is as follows: 81.1% separate houses, 13.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 5.4% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Beaconsfield 44% are married, 12% are divorced, 4% are separated, 8% are widowed and 33% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Beaconsfield has an above average migrant population, with around 41.2% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (9.1%), Italy (8.7%), New Zealand (1.9%), Croatia (1.7%), Poland (0.7%).
Beaconsfield varies in altitude/elevation from about 3 m (highlight point) to 51 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Beaconsfield is 6162.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Beaconsfield include Fremantle, Hamilton Hill, Hilton, South Fremantle and White Gum Valley.
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