Developed in the early 1990s, Currambine is a relatively new suburb within the City of Joondalup. Home to 6,775 people at the time of the 2011 Census, Currambine’s most influential growth period was between 1993 and 2006. Situated 26 kilometres north of Perth, the three square kilometre suburb is bound by Burns Beach Road in the north, Mitchell Freeway in the east, Shenton Avenue in the south and Marmion Avenue in the west.

Life in Currambine

The opening of the Currambine railway station was the impetus for growth in Currambine and continues to keep the suburb well connected. It connects to the Joondalup line, providing locals with quick and convenient transport into Perth. A commercial area in the southwest sector is a highlight that features the Currambine Market Place shopping centre, which includes a cinema and the Joondalup Golf Course. There are two local primary schools in Currambine, one public and one private, as well as plenty of open public park space for locals to enjoy.

Currambine Facts

KEY FACTS

Distance to Perth (km)26
Postcode6028
Local GovernmentJoondalup
Local SchoolsCurrambine P.S., Currambine Catholic P.S.
Nearby SchoolsPrendiville Catholic College (Ocean Reef) , St Simon Peter Catholic Primary School (Ocean Reef) , Lake Joondalup Baptist Primary School (Joondalup) , Lake Joondalup Baptist College (Joondalup)
ShopsLakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre, Currambine Market Place
Train StationsCurrambine
Bus ServicesBus service to Currambine Train Station

Currambine Property Types

Fully Owned (22.4%)Being Purchased (54%)Being Rented (23.5%)Other (0.1%)
House (91.9%)Duplex/Villa/Town House (2.6%)Flat/Unit/Apartment (5.5%)Other (0%)
2011 CENSUS SUMMARYCURRAMBINEPERTH
Population – Usually Resident6,7751,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)3535
Average Household Size (persons)3.002.55
Total Households2,223604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings *2,432595,499
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings20857,529
Median Weekly Household Income$1,918$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$2,090$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$380$327
* Excludes visitor only households

Currambine by Age

Currambine Households

Below 19 yrs (31%)20-64 yrs (62%)Over 65 yrs (7%)
Couples without children (24.1%)Couple family with children (49.5%)Single parent family (10.9%)Other families (1.1%)Lone Person (12%)Group Household (2.5%)
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