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Mount Melville is located in southwest Western Australia and has a population of around 1,500 (49.8% male, 50.2% female). Around 384 families live in the area and of those 32.0% have one or more children under the age of 15. 17.4% of families have only a single parent while 44.8% of couples have no children. Mount Melville covers an area of approximately 321 hectares (794 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Mount Melville is between $250-$399 per week (15.5% of people). 5.1% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 2.6% of the population.
Of the 589 private dwellings in Mount Melville 32% are owned outright by their occupiers, 29% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 36% are being rented. On average there are around 2.5 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Mount Melville is as follows: 91.2% separate houses, 4.7% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 3.6% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Mount Melville 44% are married, 11% are divorced, 3% are separated, 6% are widowed and 35% have never married.
Mount Melville varies in altitude/elevation from about 5 m (highlight point) to 152 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Mount Melville is 6330.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Mount Melville include Albany, Centennial Park, Lockyer, Mount Clarence, Orana and Yakamia.
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