• Balga

    • -0.8% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $297,500 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 12,685 POPULATION

    Balga is northern suburb of Perth located in the City of Stirling. The name "Balga" was adopted in 1954 derived from the Aboriginal word for the indigenous grass tree Xanthorrhoea. Most dwellings in Balga are made of brick and tile, reflecting the period of development and while most residences are detached, there are some grouped dwellings and flats throughout the suburb. 

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    Balga contains numerous parks, sporting facilities and recreational reserves with the largest being Princess Wallington Reserve. Balga also contains two local shopping centres and several primary schools as... read more

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    Distance to Perth (km) 11
    Postcode 6061
    Local Government Stirling
    Local schools Balga P.S., Warriapendi P.S., Gladys Newton School, Majella P.S., Balga S.H.S., North Balga P.S., Balga TAFE Campus
    Nearby schools St Lawrence Primary School (Balcatta) , Our Lady of Mercy Primary School (Girrawheen) , Mercy College (Koondoola) , Our Lady of Lourdes School (Nollamara) , St Gerard's Primary School (Westminster)
    Shops Mirrabooka Square, Westminster Shopping Centre, Stirling Central
    Train stations No train service
    Bus services Local bus service, Bus Port at Mirrabooka Square
     

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    2016 Census Summary Balga Perth
    Population - usually resident 12,685 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 31 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 4,646 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 563 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,147 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,714 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 5,204 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 5 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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