• Ravensthorpe

    • 79.2% ANNUAL
    • $202,500 ANNUAL
    • 498 POPULATION

    The townsite of Ravensthorpe is located in the south coastal region, 541 kilometres east southeast of Perth and 50 kilometres north northwest of the coastal town of Hopetoun. The Ravensthorpe region was first settled by the Dunn brothers in the 1860's, and it was James Dunn who first found gold in the area in 1899. Gold mining in the area was not very productive until a new find in 1900 resulted in rapid growth.

    Ravensthorpe was gazetted a townsite in January 1901, the name having been suggested by surveyor A.W. Canning after the nearby Ravensthorpe Range. The Ravensthorpe Range was named by Surveyor General... read more

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    Postcode 6346
    Local Government Ravensthorpe
    Primary schools Ravensthorpe District High School, Hopetoun Primary School, Jerdacuttup Primary School, Lake King Primary School, Munglinup Primary School, Cascade Primary School, Bremer Bay Primary School, Newdegate Primary School, Jerramungup District High School, Gairdner Primary School
    Secondary schools Ravensthorpe District High School, Jerramungup District High School, Lake Grace District High School, Wongutha Christian Aboriginal Parent-Directed School, Esperance Senior High School, Esperance Education Support Centre, Esperance Anglican Community School, Gnowangerup District High School, Kulin District High School, Norseman District High School

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    2016 Census Summary Ravensthorpe Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 498 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 45 39
    Average household size (persons) 2.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 181 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 82 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,326 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,184 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 260 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 2,541 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Hopetoun 28.8%
    Munglinup 21.2%

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