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Banksia Grove is a recently developed suburb within the City of Wanneroo that experienced rapid growth from 1996. Five square kilometres in size, it is bound by Flynn Drive in the north and Pinjar Road in the east, south and west. At the 2011 Census, Banksia Grove had a population of 4,718 people, a number that is expected to grow as further development of the area continues.

Life in Banksia Grove

Banksia Grove has been designed as an integrated master-planned community with consideration given to commercial facilities, bushland and parks, education and environment. Major features of Banksia Grove include four parks, a community centre and two local primary schools. Planning for the Banksia Grove District Centre is currently underway, which will infuse the suburb with a vibrant commercial, employment and entertainment hub.

Banksia Grove Facts


Distance to Perth (km)28
Local GovernmentWanneroo
Local SchoolsNeerabup P.S.
Nearby SchoolsSt Stephen’s School (Tapping)
Train StationsJoondalup
Bus ServicesBus Service to Joondalup Train Station

Property Ownership Types

Banksia Grove Property Types

Fully Owned (5.2%)Being Purchased (72%)Being Rented (22.8%)Other (0%)
House (96.5%)Duplex/Villa/Town House (1.9%)Flat/Unit/Apartment (1.6%)Other (0%)
Population – Usually Resident4,7181,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)2635
Average Household Size (persons)3.002.55
Total Households1,538604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings *1,679595,499
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings14057,529
Median Weekly Household Income$1,555$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$1,635$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$320$327
* Excludes visitor only households

Banksia Grove by Age

Banksia Grove Households

Below 19 yrs (36.5%)20-64 yrs (61.1%)Over 65 yrs (2.4%)
Couples without children (23%)Couple family with children (40.9%)Single parent family (17.6%)Other families (1.2%)Lone Person (14.3%)Group Household (3.1%)
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