Bluff Point, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBluff Point
Geraldton, Western Australia
|Population||1,319 (2006 census)|
|• Density||824/km2 (2,130/sq mi)|
|Area||1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) N of Geraldton|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geraldton|
The suburb was gazetted in 1972.
In the 2006 census, Bluff Point had a population of 1,319.
Bluff Point residents had a median age of 46, well above the Geraldton median of 35, and 25.4% of residents were aged 65 or over. The median individual income was above average for the region — $523 per week compared with $461 per week. The population of Bluff Point was predominantly Australian-born - 80.7% as at the 2006 census - while 5.61% were born in the United Kingdom. 3.78% reported one or more parents of Italian birth. In the 2006 census, 2.81% of residents identified as Indigenous Australians.
The most common religious affiliations in descending order in the 2001 census were Roman Catholic, Anglican, no religion and Uniting.
Bluff Point contains a recreation ground, community shopping centre, [primary school], a CWA and several retirement homes. Geraldton Camp School and St Lawrence's School are located within the suburb.
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