Town Profile

Use Profile ID and Forecast ID for detailed information about the Town's demographics and future population projections.

Profile.ID provides results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing, specific to the Town of Cambridge, including  population, employment and income levels, migration, mortgage and rental rates, internet connections and child care.

Forecast.ID provides predicted population and household data from 2006 through to 2031.

For a quick snapshot of the Town see below. 

  Statistics 
Area  22 sq km 
Established  1 July 1994 
Population  27,442 (ABS ERP March 2012)
Number of electors  17,169 (October 2011 Election) 
Number of properties  10,907 
Number of wards  Two (Wembley and Coast) 
Number of elected members  One Mayor and eight Councillors 
Distance from Perth  8 km west of the Perth GPO 
Area of parks, gardens & reserves  474 hectares (4.74 sq km) 
Suburbs and localities  City Beach, Floreat, Wembley, West Leederville, and parts of Jolimont, Mount Claremont, Daglish and Wembley Downs 
Boundaries  Cities of Vincent, Stirling, Perth, Nedlands and Subiaco 
Length of sealed roads  194 kilometres 
Number of employees (FTE)  188 (30 June 2011) 
Tourist attractions  Lake Monger, Perry Lakes, Reabold Hill, Bold Park, City Beach, Flroeat Beach, Quarry Amphitheatre, Wembley Golf Course (36 holes), Bold Park Aquatic Centre, Perry Lakes Skate Park 
Local industry  Commercial shopping areas, medical services 
Operating revenue  $35 million (10/11 Actual) 
Operating expenditure  $34 million (10/11 Actual) 
Rate revenue  $17 million (10/11 Actual) 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 07/10/2013