• Dunsborough

    • 11.0% ANNUAL
    • $749,500 ANNUAL
    • 5,320 POPULATION

    The townsite of Dunsborough is located on the coast, 12 kilometres southeast of Cape Naturaliste and approximately 19 kilometres of Busselton. It was gazetted as a Townsite in 1879, but land for a townsite was set aside here in the late 1830's, and there is a recorded whale fishery at "Dunsbro" in 1850.

    Dunsborough is located adjacent to Dunn Bay from which it derives its name. The bay is believed to have been named by Governor James Stirling , March 1830, whilst on the "Eagle" carrying out a survey of Geographe Bay. It is named after Captain Richard Dalling Dunn, under whom Stirling served on the... read more

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    Distance to Perth (km) 196
    Postcode 6281
    Local Government Busselton
    Primary schools Dunsborough Primary School, Our Lady Of The Cape Primary School, Yallingup Steiner School, Vasse Primary School, West Busselton Primary School, Cornerstone Christian College Ltd, Geographe Primary School, Geographe Education Support Centre, St Mary Mackillop College, Busselton Primary School
    Secondary schools Cape Naturaliste College, Busselton Senior High School, Cornerstone Christian College Ltd, Geographe Education Support Centre, St Mary Mackillop College, Georgiana Molloy Anglican School, Margaret River Senior High School, South West John Calvin Christian College, Dalyellup College, Bunbury Baptist College

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    2016 Census Summary Dunsborough Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 5,320 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 37 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 1,793 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 1,156 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,649 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,000 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 2,948 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 16 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Quindalup 33.6%
    Eagle Bay 30.7%
    Marybrook 27%

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