• Darlington

    • 16.9% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $687,500 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 3,656 POPULATION

    The name "Darlington" is derived from adding the English suffix "ton", meaning "town" to the name of the range in the area - Darling Range which was first named "General Darling Range". The name was first used by Dr Alfred Waylen who established the "Darlington Vineyard" here in 1883-4.

    Life in Darlington

    Darlington remains one of the few locations in the Perth hills with an early 20th century village ambience. It is known for its vibrant community with seemingly as many committees and groups as it has residents. The suburb has a local general store however residents rely on the the facilities at... read more

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  • Darlington facts

    KEY FACTS

    Distance to Perth (km) 20
    Postcode 6070
    Local Government Mundaring
    Primary schools Darlington Primary School, Helena College, Treetops Montessori School, Glen Forrest Primary School, Helena Valley Primary School, Greenmount Primary School, Clayton View Primary School, St Anthony's School, Swan View Primary School, Gooseberry Hill Primary School
    Secondary schools Helena College, Treetops Montessori School, Swan View Senior High School, Kalamunda Senior High School, Kalamunda Secondary Education Support Centre, Youth Futures Community School, La Salle College, Hillside Christian College, St Brigid's College, Heritage College Perth
    Shops Glen Forrest Shoping Centre
    Train stations Midland
    Bus services Bus service to Midland Train Station
     

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    2016 Census Summary Darlington Perth
    Population - usually resident 3,656 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 44 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 1,283 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 101 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,988 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,167 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 1,387 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 12 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Boya 23.2%
    Gooseberry Hill 14.1%
    Greenmount 11.4%

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