Gwelup  Postcode
About Gwelup
Gwelup postcode 6018
Total Persons : 3239
Total Males : 1529
Total Femals : 1710
Age Group (0-4 years) : 290
Age Group (5-14 years) 447
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 38
Persons born overseas 792
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 230
No of People Married : 1607
Married Percentage: 0.642
Labour Force: 1636
Employed Fulltime: 984
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.601
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 464
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.289
Main Industry of Employment: School Education
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 112
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.07
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 647
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1579
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1790
Number of Families: 910
Number of Families With Children: 484
Total Private Dwellings: 1234
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 400
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1680
Average Household Size: 2.7
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.332
Household Rented Percentage: 0.132
Family Household Percentage: 0.765
Gwelup is a suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, and is located 12 km north of Perth's central business district (CBD) along the Mitchell Freeway.

The name "Gwelup" refers to a small swamp located within the southern portion of the suburb. It was derived from the Noongar word "Gwelgannow" meaning "to shift position". Hence, Lake Gwelup was referred to as "the lake that shifts position". Gwelup is a residential suburb, with the Gwelup Plaza neighbourhood shopping centre which meets daily shopping needs. Nearby Karrinyup Shopping Centre provides other services. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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