Established in 2003, Aubin Grove is one of the suburbs within the City of Cockburn. The suburb has experienced rapid population growth since then. From a population of just 351 in 2006, shortly after the launch of the Aubin Grove Foundation, demand for the suburb has taken its population to almost 7,000 in 2021.
The 2.5-square-kilometre area of Aubin Grove was carved out from a part of the old rural locality of Banjup. The suburb was named after Henry John Aubin, a Cockburn pioneer settler.
Aubin Grove is located just 24 kilometers by car via the Kwinana Freeway from Perth City, the capital of Western Australia. Aubin Grove began to attract home buyers who wanted to live close to Perth and still enjoy a country setting. The suburb maintains its rural feel by being a part of the protected Jandakot Water Mound. There are environmental restrictions for land development here, with semi-rural properties and small hobby farms as the standard.
Easy and affordable access to public transport has proven to be factors that influence homeowners who are on the market for a home. Complementing the easy commute by car to Perth and other destinations, the suburb also enjoys a very efficient and convenient train service. The Aubin Grove Train Station, on the Mandurah Line, was opened in 2017. It also serves Atwell, Hammond Park and Success.
Travel time by train from the Aubin Grove Station to Perth is just around 20 minutes. Adding to the convenience of the train service, the station features a bus interchange with four stands and seven regular routes.
Aubin Grove has started a trend for younger homeowners. The median age of the residents in the suburb is a very young 31 years. The majority (59.3%) of households in the suburb are families with children.
Aubin Grove holds a total of 2,040 private dwellings.
About 65% of the homes in this suburb are on mortgage, while 11.5% are wholly owned. Rental homes comprise of nearly 23% of Aubin Grove.
The median home price in Aubin Grove in 2022 over a 12 month period was estimated at $565,000 .
The Aubin Grove Sport and community facility is located adjacent to the Aubin Grove Primary School and is home to the Aubin Grove United FC. With teams for males and females aged Under 6 to Under 18s and in 2022 a masters team. Regal Gateway Property are proud sponsors of the club.
Living in Aubin Grove means that its residents are just minutes away from the commercial hub of Harvest Lakes Shopping Village or just north of Aubin Grove, is the Gateway Shopping Centre which opened in 1999. It has drawn over 180 retailers, restaurants and fast-food outlets
Sprawling, spacious parklands like the Jandakot Regional Park is situated on the eastern side of the suburb and is popular for bushwalking that offers a close look at native plant life and flora.
Nature lovers in Aubin Grove also enjoy the Thomsons Lake Nature Reserve just west of the suburb. This natural wetland is a habitat for a large variety of bird life.
Coogee Beach is a popular destination, close to Aubin Grove for water-based recreational activities, The beach is about 14 kilometers west of Aubin Grove and features an Eco-Shark Barrier for safe swimming.
Several schools are available to Aubin Grove families. Aubin Grove Primary School is the most convenient choice. Opened in 2011, it’s a state-of-the-art public school for kindergarten students to sixth graders.
Other primary schools near Aubin Grove include Hammond Park Primary School, Hammond Park Catholic Primary School, Harmony Primary School, Success Primary School, Jandakot Primary School, Atwell Primary School, Honeywood Primary School, Havenport Msl College, and Beeliar Primary School.
Aubin Grove’s secondary students, on the other hand, can enroll in nearby Atwell College and Hammond Park Secondary College. Their other options are Emmanuel Catholic College, Carey Baptist College - Forrestdale, Havenport Msl College, Divine Mercy College, St John Bosco College, Lakeland Senior High School, Harrisdale Senior High School, and Perth Waldorf School.