Wandina, Western Australia facts for kids
Geraldton, Western Australia
|Population||1,352 (2006 census)|
|• Density||159.1/km2 (412/sq mi)|
|Elevation||43.8 m (144 ft)|
|Area||8.5 km2 (3.3 sq mi)|
|Location||7 km (4 mi) S of Geraldton|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geraldton|
The suburb was gazetted in 1985.
Wandina is located at the southern extremity of Geraldton's metropolitan area, and extends south-southeast from Mount Tarcoola along the eastern side of Brand Highway.
In the 2006 census, Wandina had a population of 1,352, up from 898 (33.58%) at the 2001 census.
Wandina residents had a median age of 32, and median incomes were above-average for the region — $651 per week compared with $461 per week. Key occupations of Wandina residents (2001) were retail (17%), property and business services, education, personal services and construction. The population of Wandina was predominantly Australian-born - 82.9% as at the 2001 census - while 4.70% were born in the United Kingdom. 6.37% reported one or more parents of Italian birth.
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