• Melville

    • 4.1% ANNUAL
    • $890,000 ANNUAL
    • 5,695 POPULATION

    Melville is a small suburb 11 kilometres south of Perth City. Its two square kilometre land area is bound to the north by Canning Highway and Leach Highway in the south. Melville's most substantial development took place in the 1950s.

    Life in Melville

    Though very close to many commercial sectors just outside of its boundaries, Melville is largely removed from urbanisation. Home to a number of parks and reserves, the suburb provides locals with numerous native public spaces to explore and enjoy. There are also two local schools, Melville Primary School and Melville Senior High School, and a recreation... read more

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  • Melville facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 11
    Postcode 6156
    Local Government Melville
    Primary schools Melville Primary School, Caralee Community School, Fremantle Language Development Centre, Our Lady Of Fatima School, Palmyra Primary School, Bicton Primary School, Mel Maria Catholic Primary School, Attadale Primary School, Booragoon Primary School, Santa Maria College
    Secondary schools Melville Senior High School, Santa Maria College, Seton Catholic College, North Lake Senior Campus, Applecross Senior High School, Fremantle College, John Curtin College Of The Arts, Corpus Christi College, Kennedy Baptist College, Christian Brothers' College
    Shops Garden City
    Train stations Fremantle
    Bus services Bus Service to Fremantle Train Station

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    2016 Census Summary Melville Perth
    Population - usually resident 5,695 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 40 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 2,112 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 196 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,876 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,339 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 2,310 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 2 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

    Melville by age

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Bicton 27.4%
    Attadale 20.8%
    Willagee 19.9%

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