• Southern River

    • -0.9% ANNUAL
    • $533,999 ANNUAL
    • 10,350 POPULATION

    Named after the river that runs through the area, Southern River is part of the City of Gosnells locality. Spanning 14 square kilometres, Southern River provides a family-friendly lifestyle. Extensive urban development in the early 2000s saw the suburb subdivided and urbanised into the functional area it is today, with care taken to preserve much of the wetlands for public recreation.

    Life in Southern River

    Bound by Southern River Road and Wungong Brook in the north, Tonkin Highway in the east, Ranford Road in the south and Warton Road in the west, Southern River has plenty to offer its residents.... read more

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  • Southern River facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 18
    Postcode 6110
    Local Government Gosnells
    Local schools Bletchley Park P.S., Southern River P.S., Thornlie Christian College
    Nearby schools St Munchin's Catholic School (Gosnells) , Sacred Heart Primary School (Thornlie)
    Shops Southern River
    Bus services Bus service to Murdoch Station

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    2016 Census Summary Southern River Perth
    Population - usually resident 10,350 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 32 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 3,104 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 219 85,730
    Median weekly household income $2,115 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,214 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 3,322 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 13 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Southern River households

    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Forrestdale 30.1%
    Canning Vale 0.4%
    Thornlie -1.4%

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