• Boya

    • 21.5% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $592,500 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 647 POPULATION
    To supply the stone required to build the groynes at Fremantle Harbour, a Government quarry was established in the hills a little south-west of Darlington. A spur line was run into the quarry from the existing railway and, by July 1901, dozens of iron and hessian huts housing approximately 150 workmen were clustered near the site. In August of 1901, construction began on a railway siding for the use of this settlement and the first name proposed was "Yan-Yeen". This was rejected because of a duplication in Victoria and the Aboriginal word "Boya", appropriately meaning rock/stone, was chosen instead. It was later found... read more
    Interactive Map
  • Boya facts

    KEY FACTS

    Distance to Perth (km) 19
    Postcode 6056
    Local Government Mundaring
    Nearby schools St Anthony's School (Greenmount)
    Train stations Midland
    Bus services Bus Service to Midland Train Station
     

    Property ownership types

    Boya property types

     
    2016 Census Summary Boya Perth
    Population - usually resident 647 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 43 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 246 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 31 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,919 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,069 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 274 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 2 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

    Boya by age

    Boya households

    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Properties In This Suburb

    Find an agent in Boya

    Take the guesswork out of finding a real estate agent. Use our tool to search by location, agent name or agency name and compare real estate agent data.

    Search

    Crime statistics