Burswood Suburb Profile

Burswood, W.A., 6100, is an inner suburb surrounded by the Swan river, and located about 6km from Perth CBD. With the Armadale and Thronlie train lines close-by,the suburb has easy access to shopping centres, schools and a number of community activities.

Burswood is predominately made up of Flats, units and Apartments, amounting to 55% of properties in the suburb. On the other hand, Houses amount for 18% and Duplexes, Villas and Townhouses make up 27% of properties. For a more detailed description about property types, check out our types of property page.

To see what kind of properties are available in Burswood, check out our properties for sale or our properties for rent.

Prices and Trends

The median price for homes in Burswood is around $1,150,000 whereas the median price for rent is around $500 per week. The population ranges from Independent youth to elderly singles, however the majority of residents are aged between 25 and 34 years old.

These figures and statistics have been taken from realestate.com.au and reiwa.com, for a more detailed analysis of Burswood please visit these websites or simply contact us.


The Perth Montessori School is located in Burswood along Burswood road. As this suburb is also home to the Crown Casino and the new Perth Stadium there is not enough room to house a number of schools. however, as Burswood is located so close to graham farmer freeway and the Armadale and Thronlie train lines, everyone has easy access to schools that are located in the city as well as schools located nearby. Mercedes college is only about 5km away or about a 14 minute train ride.

Being a part of the Town of Victoria Park allows Burswood to have access to a number of different schools in this area. One of these is the Ursula Frayne Primary School which is easily accessible via public transport and is only 2.5 km away from the heart of the suburb.


The Swan river wraps around Burswood, however this does not affect transport. Burswood has both the Thornlie and Armadale train lines cut through the middle, making it easy to travel into the city. The Graham Farmer freeway and Great eastern highway are also easily accessible in Burswood. To find out how to get into the city, check out the Transperth journey planner website.

Along with this, Burswood has easy access to buses that run along Great Eastern highway. Travelling from your home is a simple task!


As Burswood is a part of the Town of Victoria Park, the closest shopping centre is Victoria Park central which is located 2.5km away. However, as the train line cuts through the suburb, there is easy access to shops that are located in Perth CBD. Between these two shopping hubs, all of your needs are catered for.

If you would prefer to eat out rather than cook, there are a number of restaurants close-by in the Crown Perth.

Community Events

The Town of Victoria Park has a lot to offer, and this benefits the resident of Burswood. There are a number of sporting clubs that are easally accessible from Burswood. These range from AFL to gymnastics, and from water polo to water skiing. Burswood also has access to other clubs including Scouts and camera clubs.

The town of Victoria Park offers a variety of community events. These range from the prestigious Perth Gardens Festival to the Weekly Walking group, Burswood has everything to offer. To find out more, check out the Town of Victoria Park’s website.