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Primary development of Mullaloo began in the 1950s, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s and 1980s that the coastal suburb would experience substantial growth. Mullaloo’s population has declined slightly since the mid 1990s, the result of little change in property stock. At the time of the 2011 Census there were 5,851 people living in the area.

Life in Mullaloo

A suburban lifestyle close to the beach awaits residents in Mullaloo. The relaxed suburb has a surf life saving club, two primary schools and plenty of open park space to explore. Mullaloo Plaza shopping centre services the immediate shopping and amenity requirements of locals, while Mullaloo Beach Hotel is a social fixture of the suburb featuring a restaurant and bar.

Mullaloo Facts


Distance to Perth (km)25
Local GovernmentJoondalup
Local SchoolsMullaloo Beach Primary School, Mullaloo Heights P.S., Mullaloo Beach Community Kindergaten, Beldon P.S., Belridge High School, Craigie S.H.S.
Nearby SchoolsWhitford Catholic Primary School (Craigie) , Prendiville Catholic College (Ocean Reef) , St Simon Peter Catholic Primary School (Ocean Reef) , St Mark’s Anglican Community School (Hilliarys)
ShopsWhitford City, Mullaloo Shopping Centre
Train StationsEdgewater
Bus ServicesBus service to Edgewater Train Station

Property Ownership Types

Mullaloo Property Types

Fully Owned (35.5%)Being Purchased (45.6%)Being Rented (18.4%)Other (0.5%)
House (97.4%)Duplex/Villa/Town House (2.6%)Flat/Unit/Apartment (0%)Other (0%)
Population – Usually Resident5,8511,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)3935
Average Household Size (persons)2.002.55
Total Households1,970604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings *2,162595,499
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings19457,529
Median Weekly Household Income$1,904$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$2,107$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$420$327
* Excludes visitor only households

Mullaloo by Age

Mullaloo Households

Below 19 yrs (28.4%)20-64 yrs (61.8%)Over 65 yrs (9.8%)
Couples without children (29%)Couple family with children (45.2%)Single parent family (9%)Other families (0.8%)Lone Person (13%)Group Household (3.1%
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