Balcatta Suburb Profile

WA 6021
Northern Suburbs

Balcatta Suburb Report

Over the last 50 years, Balcatta has transformed into a highly established suburb with an array of parks, commercial facilities, amenities and public open spaces to enjoy.

Residential properties in Balcatta have a European influence made up predominantly of single detached dwellings made of brick and tile construction. Character housing can be found in eastern parts of the suburb.

Life in Balcatta offers a well-rounded suburban lifestyle with easy access to everything you need including two shopping centres, four primary schools and a high school, quality medical facilities, several parks and reserves and an industrial area that provides a hub of employment for the suburb.

Balcatta has performed reasonably well over the last 12 months compared to the rest of WA, with a capital growth of 1.88% although data for the last quarter of 2019 indicates that the capital growth rate has fallen by 1.51%.

Key Suburb Statistics

For Balcatta WA 6021, September 2019

  • Average Rent $345
  • Gross rental yield 3.72%
  • Rental vacancy rate 1.92%
  • Median house price $500,000

Balcatta Property Market

  • Capital growth in the median house price in Balcatta grew by 1.88% over the last 12 months (reported to the period ending June 2019, data may change retrospectively).
  • Average annual growth rate is -2.2% (over last 5 years).
  • There were 94 houses sales in Balcatta in 2019, down from 129 in 2018.
  • The median house price as at September 2019 is $500,000.
  • Total population: 10,382 (Census 2016, ABS).
  • Population growth rate between 2011 and 2016 grew by 4% (Census 2016, ABS).

*As supplied by, and CoreLogic as at 1 October 2019.

Rental Statistics

  • Average rent: $345.
  • Gross rental yield: 3.72%.
  • Average three bedroom rent: $340.
  • Average four bedroom rent: $425.
  • Rental vacancy rate: 1.92%.

*As supplied by and as at 1 October 2019.

Sales Statistics

  • Median house price: $500,000.
  • Median three bedroom house price: $495,000.
  • Median four bedroom house price: $615,000.

*As supplied by as at 1 October 2019.

Nearby Attractions and Amenities

What’s in the pipeline?

The city of Stirling’s local planning strategy will guide the future development of Balcatta to make the most out of potential growth opportunities and a rapidly growing population.

* As supplied by and


Balcatta is located in the City of Stirling, served by the Stirling railway line and Mitchell Freeway.



*As supplied by and as at 1 October 2019.

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