North Perth, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
The heritage listed North Perth Town Hall
|Population||8,744 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2,820/km2 (7,310/sq mi)|
|Area||3.1 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) N of the Perth CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Vincent|
This old, established suburb three kilometres north of the Perth central business district is a place of mainly solid brick homes built from the early 1900s, many of which are now undergoing extensive renovations in line with the nationwide trend toward close-to-the-city living. It is home to various small shops and cafes, as well as the Rosemount Hotel. Beatty Park Leisure Centre was built (as Beatty Park Aquatic Centre) for the Perth Commonwealth Games in 1962 in Vincent Street.
North Perth is home to North Perth Primary School and Kyilla Primary School.
According to the 2006 Census data, North Perth has a median age of 37 years (the same as the rest of Australia), with 16.1% over the age of 65. The residents have a median individual income[clarification needed] of $575, median household income of $1138 and median family income of $1573. This is a higher median income in all categories than Australia as a whole ($466, $1027 and $1171 respectively).
- Lionel Yorke, former radio, television and stage personality
- W.E. Bold, (Town Clerk) (October 1939). "The Story of the Municipal Development Of Our City". Early Days. II: 29–41.