• Margaret River

    • -9.5% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $430,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 7,654 POPULATION

    The townsite of Margaret River is located in the south west agricultural area, 277 kilometres south southwest of Perth and 48 kilometres south southwest of Busselton. It is located on the Margaret River from which it derives its name. The precise origin of the naming of the river is not known, but it was possibly named by John Bussell in honour of Margaret Wyche, a friend in England who was expected to follow the Bussell's to Australia. The name is first shown on a map of the region published in 1839.

    In 1910 the Margaret River Progress Association wrote to the Minister for Lands requesting a townsite be... read more

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    Postcode 6285
    Local Government Augusta-Margaret River
    Local schools Rapids Landing Primary School
     

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    2016 Census Summary Margaret River Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 7,654 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 36 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 2,661 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 669 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,325 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,733 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 3,337 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 61 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Witchcliffe 33.2%
    Gnarabup 4.5%
    Prevelly -29.6%

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