• Wilson

    • 0.5% ANNUAL
      GROWTH
    • $520,000 ANNUAL
      MED.PRICE
    • 6,376 POPULATION

    Development of the Wilson area began in 1954 when the State Housing Commission resumed some land and T.M. Burke Pty Ltd subdivided some adjoining land. After dispute on the name of the suburb, it was not until January 1960 that the name Wilson was approved for the suburb.

    Life in Wilson

    Wilson is bounded by Manning Road in the north, Fleming Avenue in the east, the Canning River in the south, and the City of South Perth and Centenary Avenue in the west. Located only nine kilometres from the city and three kilometres from Curtin University's Bentley Campus, Wilson is a popular suburb for students with... read more

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    KEY FACTS

    Distance to Perth (km) 9
    Postcode 6107
    Local Government Canning
    Primary schools Wilson Primary School, Al-Hidayah Islamic School, Bentley Primary School, Santa Clara School, Queen Of Apostles School, Riverton Education Support Centre, Riverton Primary School, Millen Primary School, Fountain College, Shelley Primary School
    Secondary schools Canning College, Clontarf Aboriginal College, Fountain College, Carson Street School, Cannington Community Education Support Centre, Cannington Community College, Lynwood Senior High School, Sevenoaks Senior College, St Norbert College, Como Secondary College
    Shops Westfield Carousel
    Train stations Cannington or Bull Creek
    Bus services Bus service to Perth CBD & Cannington or BullCreek Train Stations
     

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    2016 Census Summary Wilson Perth
    Population - usually resident 6,376 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 33 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 2,270 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 263 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,394 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,000 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 2,532 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 4 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households
     

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Bentley 8.9%
    Cannington 7.2%
    Ferndale 6.9%

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