• Harvey

    • -1.9% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $265,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 3,315 POPULATION

    Harvey townsite is located in the southwest 140 kilometres south of Perth. It derives its name from the nearby Harvey River, which was named by Governor Stirling in 1829, soon after the river's discovery by explorers Collie and Preston in 1829. Although not positively known, the river is most likely named after Rear Admiral Sir John Harvey RN, Commander in Chief of the West Indies Station in 1818. Stirling was in command of the "Brazen" in those waters at the time, and Harvey recommended him for promotion. Stirling named a number of Western Australian features after his former navy colleagues.

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    Distance to Perth (km) 126
    Postcode 6220
    Local Government Harvey
    Primary schools Harvey Primary School, St Anne's School, Yarloop Primary School, Brunswick Junction Primary School, St Michael's School, Hope Christian College, Kingston Primary School, Parkfield Primary School, St Joseph's School, Waroona District High School
    Secondary schools Harvey Senior High School, Western Australian College Of Agriculture - Harvey, Hope Christian College, Our Lady Of Mercy College, Waroona District High School, Australind Senior High School, Eaton Community College, Grace Christian School, Bunbury Regional Community College, Bunbury Catholic College
     

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    2016 Census Summary Harvey Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 3,315 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 43 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 1,202 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 133 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,167 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,690 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 1,335 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 66 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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