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North Fremantle


North Fremantle


  • Port Beach
  • Leighton Beach
  • Harvey Beach
  • Queen Victoria Street retail strip
  • Dingo Flour Mill art mural (pictured)


North Fremantle Primary School

Quick stats

Information is based on 2016 census data unless otherwise stated:

Population: 3,340 (source: Reiwa, 2020
Number of private dwellings: 1,775
Average people per household: 2.3
Median weekly household income: $2,173
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2,538
Median weekly rent: $478
Average motor vehicles per dwelling: 1.7

Age composition

The median age of people in North Fremantle was 45 years. Children aged 0–14 years made up 12.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 21.7% of the population.


The most common ancestries in North Fremantle were English 31.5%, Australian 21.3%, Irish 10.3%, Scottish 8.6% and German 3.0%.

63.6% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.8%, New Zealand 2.4%, South Africa 1.9%, United States of America 1.1% and Scotland 0.9%.


In North Fremantle, 82.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 1.1%, Spanish 0.7%, French 0.7%, Portuguese 0.5% and German 0.5%.


1,783 people reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 32.5% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.


The most common occupations in North Fremantle included Professionals 41.9%, Managers 19.0%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.5%, and Technicians and Trades Workers 6.4%.

Household composition

Of the 1,355 households in North Fremantle, 63.4% were family households, 32.1% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.


Of the families in North Fremantle, 34.0% were couple families with children, 53.4% were couple families without children and 12.2% were one parent families.

Precinct groups

Interested in being a voice for your community? Join the North Fremantle precinct group!  

Visit the precinct groups page to get involved or to see the latest agendas and minutes. 

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