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Margaret River is located in southwest Western Australia and has a population of around 5,600 (50.1% male, 49.9% female). Around 1390 families live in the area and of those 48.4% have one or more children under the age of 15. 18.3% of families have only a single parent while 35.1% of couples have no children. Margaret River covers an area of approximately 10685 hectares or around 107 square kilometres (km2) (26402 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Margaret River is between $400-$599 per week (17.4% of people). 5.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 2.1% of the population.
Of the 1941 private dwellings in Margaret River 25% are owned outright by their occupiers, 38% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 35% are being rented. On average there are around 2.9 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Margaret River is as follows: 91.6% separate houses, 4.9% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 2.2% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Margaret River 44% are married, 10% are divorced, 4% are separated, 3% are widowed and 39% have never married.
Margaret River varies in altitude/elevation from about -1 m (highlight point) to 151 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Margaret River is 6285.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Margaret River include Cowaramup, Forest Grove, Gnarabup, Gracetown, Prevelly and Rosa Brook.
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