• Leonora

    • -50.0% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $60,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 781 POPULATION

    Leonora is a townsite in the eastern goldfields 833 kilometres northeast of Perth and 237 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie. The townsite takes its name from nearby Mount Leonora which was named by the explorer/surveyor John Forrest in 1869. Forrest named the hill after a lady friend of his, Miss Phylis Leonora Hardey of Grove Farm on the Swan River near Perth.

    Gold was discovered in the Leonora district in 1894 by a prospector named Morrissey, but further rich finds in 1895/96 resulted in rapid development and drew attention to the area. The Gwalia and Sons of Gwalia mines brought Leonora to the attention of... read more

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    Postcode 6438
    Local Government Leonora
     

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    2016 Census Summary Leonora Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 781 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 36 39
    Average household size (persons) 2.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 186 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 88 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,300 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $867 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 271 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 11,074 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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    Laverton 16.7%
    Menzies -59.9%

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    Laverton 16.7%
    Menzies -59.9%
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