• Murdoch

    • 4.4% ANNUAL
    • $710,000 ANNUAL
    • 3,524 POPULATION

    Murdoch is a mixed-use suburb with residential and institutional sectors. Bound by South Street in the north and west and the Kwinana Freeway in the east, Murdoch's most significant development occurred during the 1970s and 1980s. The population continued to increase in the early 1990s as an influx of medium-density housing was added to the area. There are currently over 3,500 people living in the suburb.

    Life in Murdoch

    Murdoch is most notably associated with its various health and education institutions. Murdoch University and Challenger Institute of Technology are two major educational facilities... read more

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  • Murdoch facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 12
    Postcode 6150
    Local Government Melville
    Primary schools Kardinya Primary School, Winthrop Primary School, Yidarra Catholic Primary School, Blue Gum Montessori School Inc, West Leeming Primary School, Bateman Primary School, Coolbellup Learning Centre, Coolbellup Community School, Bull Creek Primary School, Bibra Lake Primary School
    Secondary schools Kennedy Baptist College, Corpus Christi College, North Lake Senior Campus, Leeming Senior High School, Leeming Senior High School Education Support Centre, Perth Waldorf School, Melville Senior High School, Seton Catholic College, All Saints' College, Rossmoyne Senior High School
    Shops Kardinya Shopping Centre
    Train stations Murdoch
    Bus services Bus service to Murdoch Station

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    2016 Census Summary Murdoch Perth
    Population - usually resident 3,524 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 44 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 1,014 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 58 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,392 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,002 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 1,080 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 4 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

    Murdoch by age

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Kardinya 12.9%
    Leeming 10.5%
    North Lake 10.5%

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