Drummond Cove, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDrummond Cove
Geraldton, Western Australia
|Population||1,391 (2011 census)|
|• Density||773/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Area||1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)|
|Location||12 km (7 mi) N of Geraldton|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geraldton|
Drummond Cove was named after James Drummond, who founded Oakabella Station in 1850 and owned the White Peak Copper Mine, the first copper mine in Western Australia.
In the 2011 census, Drummond Cove had a population of 1391, which represents a growth of 154% since the 2001 census.
Drummond Cove residents have a median age of 33, and above average median income for the region — $761 per week, compared with $604 per week. The population of Drummond Cove is predominantly Australian-born - 82.4% as at the 2011 census - while 4.74% were born in the United Kingdom. 1.15% reported one or more parents of Italian birth.
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