About Cottesloe

The Town of Cottesloe boasts some of the most beautiful surrounds in the Perth metropolitan area, located just 12kms west of the central business district of Perth. Cottesloe’s charm stems from its relaxed beachside lifestyle, streets of iconic Norfolk pine trees and manicured lawns, village atmosphere and rich heritage. Cottesloe is recognised internationally for its amber-pink sunsets over the Indian Ocean and beautiful beaches, white sand, and turquoise waters.  

Map Image with pin on Cottesloe

Cottesloe Boundary Map


12km distance from Perth CBD

9 Council Members

50 Staff Members

3905 Dwellings

$69.7M Town Infrastructure Asset value at 30 June 2023

$12.4M 2023/24 Rates Raise

$71.7M Town property, plant and equipment asset value at 30 June 2023

3.9 square km area

7970 Residets

  • The Traditional Owners of the land are the Whadjuk Noongar people 
  • Colonial settlement in 1886
  • 1 million tourist visits per year 
  • Median household income: $150,000
  • Median age: 36 years old 
  • Ethnicity: 75% Caucasian, 20% Asian, 5% other 
  • Language: English (95%), other languages (5%) 
  • Occupations: Professionals, business owners, families 
  • Education of residents: High school graduates and university graduates 
  • Crime rate: Low 


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