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Balcatta

Situated 10km for the Perth GPO.

The area now known as Balcatta was once contained in the northern half of Perth Shire location Au granted to T.R.C. Walters on the 10th March 1840. The name Balcatta was recorded by Alexander Forrest in 1877 as being the Aboriginal name for the northern position of Careniup Swamp and the name was used on an offer of sale by Mr Mews in 1888. A later owner, James Arbuckle, named his house Balcatta after the area it overlooked.


Median House Price ChartMedian Multi-Res Price ChartMedian Land Price Chart
BALCATTA QUICK STATS Upper Quartile $620,000
1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014 Median $545,000
Number of Sales for Year: 161 Lower Quartile $477,000

Based on Settled Sales as at 25 July 2014
Growth Rates YTD QTR 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years
Balcatta 0% 3.3% 4.1% 7.8%
Perth Metro Region 0% 6.5% 4.6% 8.2%
CPI 3.0% 2.5% 3.1%
2011 Census Summary Balcatta Perth Metro Region
Population - Usually Resident9,9911,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)3835
Residents less than 1920%27%
Residents 20-6461%62%
Residents over 6520%13%
Average Household Size (persons)2.002.55
Couples without children28%28%
Couple family with children24%34%
Single parent family11%11%
Other families2%2%
Lone Person33%24%
Group Household5%5%
Total Households4,150604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings 14,493595,499
House59%79%
Duplex, Villa, Town House41%12%
Flat,Unit, Apartment2%10%
Other 20%1%
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings34657,529
Fully Owned 236%30%
Being Purchased 230%42%
Being Rented 234%28%
Other 22%2%
Median Weekly Household Income$1,115$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$1,453$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$310$327
Local Schools: Balcatta P.S., West Balcatta P.S., Balcatta S.H.S., Saint Lawrence P.S., Takarri P.S.
Other Nearby Schools: Our Lady of Lourdes School (Nollamara) , St Kieran Catholic P.S. (Tuart Hill) , St Gerard's P.S. (Westminster)
Shops: Glengarry Village, Northlands Shopping Centre, Amelia Hights Shopping Centre
Train Stations: Stirling
Bus Services: Local bus service
1. Excludes visitor only households
2. % Calcs exclude Not Stated Component


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