• Cervantes

    • 36.7% ANNUAL
    • $399,000 ANNUAL
    • 527 POPULATION
    The townsite of Cervantes, a fishing settlement on the west coast near Jurien Bay and Nambung National Park, was gazetted in 1963. It is named after nearby Cervantes Islands, which in turn are named after the "Cervantes", an American whaler, wrecked just north of the islands on the 20th July 1844. The "Cervantes" was under the command of Captain Gibson at the time of the shipwreck and the survivors walked about 160 kilometres south along the coast to Fremantle. At the time of naming of the townsite it was thought that the islands had been named "Cervantes" by the Baudin Expedition of 1801-03 after a Spanish author,... read more
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    Postcode 6511
    Local Government Dandaragan
    Primary schools Cervantes Primary School, Jurien Bay District High School, Badgingarra Primary School, Lancelin Primary School, Leeman Primary School, Dandaragan Primary School, Eneabba Primary School, St Joseph's School, Moora Primary School, Watheroo Primary School
    Secondary schools Jurien Bay District High School, Central Midlands Senior High School, Carnamah District High School, Atlantis Beach Baptist College, Gingin District High School, Yanchep Secondary College, Northshore Christian Grammar School, St James' Anglican School, Alkimos College, Dongara District High School

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    2016 Census Summary Cervantes Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 527 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 51 39
    Average household size (persons) 2.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 206 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 289 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,071 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 489 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 10 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Jurien Bay 7.3%

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