• Denham

    • -8.8% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $260,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 754 POPULATION

    Denham is a townsite located in Shark Bay 831 kilometres north north-east of Perth. The townsite was gazetted in 1898, and at that time was locally known as "Freshwater Camp". The government surveyor who surveyed the townsite, C M Denny, chose the name Denham for the townsite, deriving the name from the adjacent Denham Sound. The Sound in turn is named after Captain Henry Mangles Denham, a Royal Navy Hydrographer who surveyed a portion of Shark Bay in the HMS Herald in 1858.

    The site chosen for this townsite was the only location in Shark Bay providing a good supply of fresh water. The local population at... read more

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    Postcode 6537
    Local Government Shark Bay
     

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    2016 Census Summary Denham Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 754 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 45 39
    Average household size (persons) 2.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 310 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 128 47,139
    Median weekly household income $917 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,440 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 442 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 1,130 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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