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About Claremont

The Town of Claremont is the local government authority for the beautiful, leafy, riverside suburbs of Claremont and Swanbourne. The Town is located on the land of the Whadjuk Noongar people and covers an area of almost 5km². This area is home to approximately 11,284 people, with an estimated growth to 14,600 residents over the next 20 years. Families make up the largest household type and they are supported by 8 government and independent schools.

The Town includes a thriving town centre, comprising of a large shopping centre and surrounding streets of boutiques, restaurants and cafes with the convenience of easy access to public transport. There are a total of 1618 businesses in the Town of Claremont.

The Town is also home to the Lake Claremont Conservation Category Wetland, numerous parks and dog exercise areas, a par 3 golf course, the Claremont Aquatic Centre, the Claremont Museum and the Claremont Community Hub and Library.

Census Community Profile

Using data from the 2021 Census, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has created a comprehensive Community Profile for the Town of Claremont.

This data gives an insight into the people who call the Town home, from the type of properties residents live in to the languages they speak. This information can be particularly useful in helping businesses and other organisations understand the current and future needs of the Town's community.

Access the Town of Claremont Community Profile 

Noongar Boodjar

This has always been Noongar land. The Noongar people have lived in the south-west corner of Western Australia for at least 45,000 years. The Noongar population is made up of 14 different language groups. The suburbs of Claremont and Swanbourne are located on the lands and waters of the Whadjuk language group.

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