• Kensington

    • 33.7% ANNUAL
    • $1,170,000 ANNUAL
    • 4,525 POPULATION

    Kensington is a small suburb bound by South Terrace in the south and Canning Highway in the west. Developed in the post-war years, the suburb was named after the former Kensington Park Racecourse, which was most likely named after William Samuel Cox's Kensington Park Racecourse, in Melbourne. It is in a convenient location close to a number of inner-city urban hubs and just a few kilometres from Perth City. 

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    Distance to Perth (km) 6
    Postcode 6151
    Local Government South Perth
    Primary schools Kensington Primary School, Regent College, Victoria Park Christian School, Victoria Park Primary School, Ursula Frayne Catholic College, Collier Primary School, East Victoria Park Primary School, East Victoria Park Education Support Centre, Carson Street School, Millen Primary School
    Secondary schools Kensington Secondary School, Kent Street Senior High School, Ursula Frayne Catholic College, Carson Street School, Perth Individual, Wesley College, Penrhos College, St Clare's School, Trinity College, Como Secondary College
    Shops Meadowvale Shops
    Train stations No train service
    Bus services Bus service to Perth CBD

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    2016 Census Summary Kensington Perth
    Population - usually resident 4,525 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 36 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 1,530 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 168 85,730
    Median weekly household income $2,246 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,450 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 1,698 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 3 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

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