• Roebourne

    • 139.9% ANNUAL
    • $180,000 ANNUAL
    • 981 POPULATION

    The townsite of Roebourne is located in the Pilbara region, 1563 kilometres north of Perth and 40 kilometres east of Karratha. The Pilbara region was first explored by F T Gregory in 1861, the area being regarded by Gregory as highly suitable for pastoral settlement. The first settlers arrived in the Roebourne area in 1863, and in 1866 the townsite of Roebourne was gazetted. The name of the townsite honours John Septimus Roe, Western Australia's first Surveyor General.

    John Septimus Roe(1797-1878) was a naval officer, surveyor and explorer. He was born on 8 May 1797 in Berkshire, England, becoming a... read more

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    Distance to Perth (km) 1242
    Postcode 6718
    Local Government Roebourne
    Primary schools Roebourne District High School, Wickham Primary School, Karratha Primary School, St Paul's Primary School, Pegs Creek Primary School, Millars Well Primary School, Tambrey Primary School, Baynton West Primary School, Dampier Primary School, Pannawonica Primary School
    Secondary schools Roebourne District High School, Karratha Senior High School, St Luke's College, Pannawonica Primary School, Yandeyarra Remote Community School, Hedland Senior High School, Strelley Community School, Tom Price Senior High School, Onslow Primary School, Marble Bar Primary School

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    2016 Census Summary Roebourne Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 981 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 32 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 211 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 86 47,139
    Median weekly household income $971 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,717 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 294 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 162 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Wickham -17.5%

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