• Jurien Bay

    • 9.6% ANNUAL
    • $400,000 ANNUAL
    • 1,761 POPULATION

    The townsite of Jurien Bay is located on Jurien Bay, 266 kilometres north northwest of Perth. The bay, from which the townsite derives its name was named on July 1st 1801 by the French expedition under Captain Baudin. The name honours Charles Marie, vicomte Jurien, 1763-1836, a French naval administrator. Early maritime history of Jurien Bay includes visits by Captain Philip Parker King in the brig "Bathurst" in 1822, Lt. William Preston in the hired cutter "Colonist" in 1830 and J W Gregory in the schooner "Thetis" in 1847-8. The bay was first surveyed by James Harding, Harbour Master of Fremantle, in 1865, and a... read more

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    Postcode 6516
    Local Government Dandaragan
    Primary schools Jurien Bay District High School, Cervantes Primary School, Leeman Primary School, Badgingarra Primary School, Eneabba Primary School, Dandaragan Primary School, Lancelin Primary School, Watheroo Primary School, Moora Primary School, St Joseph's School
    Secondary schools Jurien Bay District High School, Central Midlands Senior High School, Carnamah District High School, Dongara District High School, Atlantis Beach Baptist College, Gingin District High School, Yanchep Secondary College, Morawa District High School, Western Australian College Of Agriculture - Morawa, Dalwallinu District High School

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    2016 Census Summary Jurien Bay Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 1,761 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 48 39
    Average household size (persons) 2.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 697 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 674 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,123 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,863 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 1,371 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 526 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Cervantes 44.8%
    Green Head 16%

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