Esperance, Western Australia
|Population||1,507 (2006 census)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) SW of Esperance|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Esperance|
West Beach is a suburb of Esperance, a town in south-eastern Western Australia south of Esperance's central business district, extending southwesterly for several kilometres along the southern coast. Its local government area is the Shire of Esperance.
The suburb was gazetted in 1971.
In the 2006 census, West Beach had a population of 1,507. West Beach residents had a median age of 39, which was higher than the regional average, and the median individual income was $591 per week compared with $454 per week in the Esperance region. 2.3% of residents identified as Indigenous Australians.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Community Profile Series : West Beach (State Suburb)". 2006 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 26 March 2009.
- "Land Act 1933-1969 – Naming of Localities (per 2118/47 V4)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 8 April 1971. p. 1971:1127.