Meekatharra Population Statistics

Meekatharra is a town in the Mid West region of Western Australia. Meekatharra is a Yamatji word meaning 'place of little water'. Meekatharra is a major supply centre for the pastoral and mining area in the Murchison region of Western Australia. It is located 764 km north-east of Perth and may be reached by the Great Northern Highway. It is a centre for sheep and cattle transshipment, initially by rail but now by road trains. It is also a regional home to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air. It is connected by public transport to Geraldton with connections to Perth via Transwa coach service N4. No viable horticultural industry exists in the area, although extensive but poor cattle stations in the Murchison and Gascoyne exist. Out of 812 residents, 395 (49%) are male, 417 (51%) are female, and the average age is 32. There is a range of facilities in the area, including 2 schools, 1 hospital, and 1 childcare centre.
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Demographics Data

People and Families

Gender

  • Male395
  • Female417

Age

  • 0 - 14208
  • 15 - 24101
  • 25 - 34132
  • 35 - 44102
  • 45 - 54113
  • 55 - 6498
  • 65+59

Type of Household

  • Single Person92
  • Family143
  • Group10

Dwellings

Ownership

  • Owned Outright41
  • Owned with a Mortgage21
  • Rented169
  • Other18

Structure

  • Separate House195
  • Semi-detached15
  • Flat, unit10
  • Other26

No. of Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom17
  • 2 bedrooms30
  • 3 bedrooms141
  • 4 bedrooms40
  • 5 bedrooms6
  • 6 bedrooms or more3
  • Other12

Combined School

2 places
  • Karalundi Aboriginal Education Community KARALUNDI MEEKATHARRA WA 6642
    Co-ed Non Government
  • Meekatharra District High School SAVAGE STREET MEEKATHARRA WA 6642
    Co-ed Government

Hospital

1 place
  • Meekatharra District Hospital Savage St Meekatharra WA 6642
    Public

Childcare Centre

1 place
  • Meekatharra Occasional Care Centre Lot 71 Darlot St Meekatharra WA 6642

Real Estate in Meekatharra