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Situated 22km from the Perth GPO.

In the early days of the Swan River Colony, the district of Wanneroo represented an "outer" region and it is not until 1834, that an excursion into the area by any explorers or settlers is recorded. In that year, a party of four led by John Butler, travelled about 35 miles north from Perth to search for lost cattle and passed through the area just to the east of Lake Joondalup. Butler stated that the aborigines of the area were "those Wanneroo men who frequent Perth in company with the Yellowgonga tribe." It is not known when early settlers started using the name "Wanneroo", but, as early as 1842, a Surveyor recorded "road to Wanneroo" and in 1844, James Dobbins gave his address as Wanneroo. A government townsite was gazetted as "Wanneru" in August 1907 and it was not until May 1953 that the spelling was amended to "Wanneroo".

Median House Price ChartMedian Multi-Res Price ChartMedian Land Price Chart
WANNEROO QUICK STATS Upper Quartile $530,000
1 July 2013 - 30 June 2014 Median $470,000
Number of Sales for Year: 250 Lower Quartile $430,000

Based on Settled Sales as at 25 July 2014
Growth Rates YTD QTR 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years
Wanneroo 2% 6.3% 4.6% 9.3%
Perth Metro Region 0% 6.5% 4.6% 8.2%
CPI 3.0% 2.5% 3.1%
2011 Census Summary Wanneroo Perth Metro Region
Population - Usually Resident11,9011,645,573
Median Age of Residents (Years)3835
Residents less than 1925%27%
Residents 20-6460%62%
Residents over 6516%13%
Average Household Size (persons)2.002.55
Couples without children31%28%
Couple family with children33%34%
Single parent family12%11%
Other families2%2%
Lone Person24%24%
Group Household3%5%
Total Households4,374604,425
Number of Occupied Dwellings 14,751595,499
Duplex, Villa, Town House6%12%
Flat,Unit, Apartment5%10%
Other 23%1%
Number of Unoccupied Dwellings37857,529
Fully Owned 231%30%
Being Purchased 247%42%
Being Rented 222%28%
Other 23%2%
Median Weekly Household Income$1,287$1,481
Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment$1,573$2,008
Median Weekly Rent$310$327
Local Schools: Banksia Grove Catholic Primary School, St Anthonys, East Wanneroo P.S., Wanneroo P.S., Wanneroo S.H.S., Irene McCormack Catholic College, St Anthony's School
Other Nearby Schools: St Stephen's School (Tapping)
Shops: Wanneroo Village
Train Stations: Whitfords
Bus Services: Bus service to Whitfords train Station
1. Excludes visitor only households
2. % Calcs exclude Not Stated Component

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