• Kelmscott

    • 6.1% ANNUAL
    • $350,000 ANNUAL
    • 10,462 POPULATION

    Kelmscott is a mixed-use residential, industrial, rural and commercial suburb located 25 kilometres southeast of Perth. The suburb was one of the very early towns established in the Swan River Colony and was named after Kelmscott, Oxfordshire, the birthplace of the first Anglican clergyman in the colony, Thomas Hobbes Scott (1783–1860). Established in 1830, Kelmscott's most rapid growth period was in the 1960s and 1970s. 

    Life in Kelmscott

    Though close to the lively Armadale City Centre, Kelmscott is a quiet suburb nestled among the numerous parks and reserves that pepper its landscape.... read more

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    Distance to Perth (km) 25
    Postcode 6111
    Local Government Armadale
    Primary schools Kelmscott Primary School, Clifton Hills Primary School, Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School, Westfield Park Primary School, John Wollaston Anglican Community School, Grovelands Primary School, Kingsley Primary School, Kelmscott John Calvin School, Challis Community Primary School, Seaforth Primary School
    Secondary schools Kelmscott Senior High School, John Wollaston Anglican Community School, Sowilo Community High School, Cecil Andrews College, John Calvin Christian College, Southern River College, Armadale Senior High School, Armadale Education Support Centre, Dale Christian School, Lumen Christi College
    Shops Kelmscott Plaza, Kelmscott Village
    Train stations Challis, Kelmscott
    Bus services Bus service to Challis or Kelmscott train Station

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    2016 Census Summary Kelmscott Perth
    Population - usually resident 10,462 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 38 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 3,883 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 408 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,264 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,650 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 4,289 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 15 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Armadale 15.5%
    Camillo 13.2%
    Gosnells 12.5%

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