• Wickham

    • 81.7% ANNUAL
    • $272,500 ANNUAL
    • 2,295 POPULATION

    Wickham is a townsite in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, located 1572 kilometres north of Perth and 13 kilometres north of Roebourne. The town was announced in 1970 to provide housing and support facilities for the Cliffs Western Australia Mining Company Pty Ltd developments at the nearby port of Cape Lambert. It was gazetted in 1971.

    Wickham is named after John Clements Wickham RN, of HMS "Beagle". The choice of name recognises Wickham's work in surveying the intertropical coasts of Australia from 1838 to 1840, including the north west coast in the vicinity of Wickham. Wickham was born in Scotland... read more

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    Postcode 6720
    Local Government Roebourne
    Primary schools Wickham Primary School, Roebourne District High 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 Wickham Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 2,295 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 31 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 679 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 234 47,139
    Median weekly household income $2,817 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,000 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 909 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 23 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Roebourne 63.6%
    Point Samson 9.5%

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