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Situated 12km from Perth GPO.

This suburb is named after Sir Walter Murdoch. Murdoch was born in 1874, and in 1912 was appointed Professor of English at the new University of Western Australia. He was Chancellor of the University from 1943 to 1947, and died in 1970 shortly before Perth's second university was named in his honour. The suburb was named in 1974.

Median House Price ChartMedian Multi-Res Price ChartMedian Land Price Chart
MURDOCH QUICK STATS Upper Quartile $894,000
1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014 Median $840,000
Number of Sales for Year: 9 Lower Quartile $825,000

Based on Settled Sales as at 25 July 2014
Growth Rates YTD QTR 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years
Murdoch -5% 8.2% 5.3% 8.6%
Perth Metro Region 0% 6.5% 4.6% 8.2%
CPI 3.0% 2.5% 3.1%
2011 Census Summary Murdoch Perth Metro Region
Population - Usually Resident3,3251,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)3535
Residents less than 1922%27%
Residents 20-6458%62%
Residents over 6522%13%
Average Household Size (persons)2.002.55
Couples without children28%28%
Couple family with children27%34%
Single parent family6%11%
Other families4%2%
Lone Person22%24%
Group Household17%5%
Total Households1,143604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings 11,225595,499
Duplex, Villa, Town House25%12%
Flat,Unit, Apartment24%10%
Other 20%1%
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings8257,529
Fully Owned 242%30%
Being Purchased 219%42%
Being Rented 229%28%
Other 211%2%
Median Weekly Household Income$1,078$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$1,648$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$400$327
Local Schools: Corpus Christi College, Murdoch College, Murdoch TAFE, Murdoch University, Kardinya P.S., Leeming S.H.S., Somerville Baptist College, West Leeming P.S., Yidarra Priamry School
Other Nearby Schools: All Saint's College (Bull Creek)
Shops: Kardinya Shopping Centre
Train Stations: Murdoch
Bus Services: Bus service to Murdoch Station
1. Excludes visitor only households
2. % Calcs exclude Not Stated Component

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