• Laverton

    • 57.7% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $41,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 871 POPULATION
    The townsite of Laverton is located in the eastern goldfields 957 kilometres north northeast of Perth and 124 kilometres ENE of Leonora. Gold was discovered near here in 1896, and one of the early promoters of gold mining in the area was Dr C W Laver, after whom the townsite is named. The "Craiggiemore" mine was one of the most successful, and by 1897 a residential and business area had been established on the west side of the mine. When the lots were surveyed in 1897 the surveyor, J H Rowe noted the Aborigines call this place "Buckanoo". The residents were unanimous in wishing the proposed place to be called... read more
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    Postcode 6440
    Local Government Laverton
    Primary schools Laverton School, Mount Margaret Remote Community School, Leonora District High School, Leinster Community School, Menzies Community School, Hannans Primary School, North Kalgoorlie Primary School, East Kalgoorlie Primary School, St Mary's Primary School, Kalgoorlie Primary School
    Secondary schools Laverton School, Leonora District High School, Leinster Community School, Menzies Community School, Eastern Goldfields College, John Paul College, Eastern Goldfields Education Support Centre, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Community High School, Goldfields Baptist College, Christian Aboriginal Parent-Directed School
     

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    2016 Census Summary Laverton Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 871 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 38 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 141 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 101 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,257 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $679 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 244 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 11,488 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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    Leonora 51.6%

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    Leonora 51.6%
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