Shire of Northam, WA

The Shire of Northam is located in the Wheatbelt region, not far from the city of Perth. It covers an area of 1,431 square kilometers.

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With the beautiful natural landscape, affordable living, and beautiful beaches Shire of Northam is one of the best rural places to live in Western Australia.

Property values are fairly low in this area making it easier for people to afford homes there even if they don’t have much money saved up.

Learn more about Northam’s property market by exploring the data below.

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Property Market Snapshot

This page provides an overview of the LGA real estate market. The data in this snapshot illustrates typical price, median rent and gross yield metrics for this council area. You are able to drill down to suburb-level data and charts which visualise these 3 key metrics as well as other important indicators in the dashboard section that follows.

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Typical Price for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in house values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

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Median Weekly Rent for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield 

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Yearly Gross Yield for houses in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for houses.

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Typical Price for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in unit values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

Rent 

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Median Weekly Rent for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield 

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Yearly Gross Yield for units in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for units.

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Property Market in Shire of Northam, WA

What other property markets are there near the Shire of Northam, WA?

Shire of Northam is surrounded by 3 other council areas – Mundaring, Toodyay, York.

How many people live in Shire of Northam, WA?

There are approximately 11000 people living in roughly 5000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.4.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in Shire of Northam, WA?

Among the main projects are the following: Mauravillo Rural Residential Estate development,
Dome Cafe development, Northam Hospital redevelopment, Commercial Hotel redevelopment, El Caballo Lifestyle Village expansion. You can find more information on the Western Australia Government website.

What is the main industry in Shire of Northam, WA?

Such sectors as Health Care and Social Assistance, Construction, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing take the largest part of the employment.

What are the dominant demographic groups in Shire of Northam, WA?

Among approximately 11000 people in Northam (S) males and females make up roughly 52% and 48% respectively. The median age of people is 42 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 19% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 18%.

How is unemployment rate trending in Shire of Northam, WA?

Among approximately 5000 people employed, roughly 57% work full-time, 29% work part-time, and an estimated 9% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Woottating 6562, Copley 6562, Katrine 6566, Throssell 6401, Bakers Hill 6562, Clackline 6564, Mokine 6401, Spencers Brook 6401, Burlong 6401, Northam 6401, Irishtown 6401, Muluckine 6401, Grass Valley 6403, Malabaine 6401, Meenaar 6401, Buckland 6401, Jennapullin 6401, Southern Brook 6401, Wundowie 6560, Muresk 6401

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