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Coogee is a suburb of south-southwest Perth in southwest Western Australia and has a population of around 4,300 (50.8% male, 49.2% female). Around 1201 families live in the area and of those 38.7% have one or more children under the age of 15. 8.1% of families have only a single parent while 38.2% of couples have no children. Coogee covers an area of approximately 701 hectares (1731 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Coogee is between $400-$599 per week (13.2% of people). 7.2% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 5.2% of the population.
Of the 1501 private dwellings in Coogee 49% are owned outright by their occupiers, 35% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 12% are being rented. On average there are around 2.9 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Coogee is as follows: 82.4% separate houses, 3.1% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 0.5% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Coogee 62% are married, 7% are divorced, 2% are separated, 4% are widowed and 25% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Coogee has an above average migrant population, with around 34.7% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (10.4%), Italy (3.4%), Croatia (3.0%), New Zealand (1.4%), Philippines (1.0%).
Coogee varies in altitude/elevation from about -7 m (highlight point) to 43 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Coogee is 6166.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Coogee include Henderson, Munster and Spearwood.
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