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Sorrento is a suburb of northwest Perth in southwest Western Australia and has a population of around 7,300 (49.3% male, 50.7% female). Around 2076 families live in the area and of those 35.0% have one or more children under the age of 15. 9.4% of families have only a single parent while 34.9% of couples have no children. Sorrento covers an area of approximately 351 hectares (868 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Sorrento is between $400-$599 per week (11.9% of people). 7.8% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 9.0% of the population.
Of the 2530 private dwellings in Sorrento 45% are owned outright by their occupiers, 37% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 15% are being rented. On average there are around 2.9 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Sorrento is as follows: 89.3% separate houses, 7.9% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 2.8% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Sorrento 60% are married, 5% are divorced, 2% are separated, 4% are widowed and 29% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Sorrento has an above average migrant population, with around 34.3% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (13.2%), South Africa (2.9%), New Zealand (2.0%), Ireland (1.0%), Italy (1.0%).
Sorrento varies in altitude/elevation from about 3 m (highlight point) to 49 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Sorrento is 6020.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Sorrento include Duncraig, Hillarys, Marmion and Padbury.
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