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Drummond Cove
GeraldtonWestern Australia
Population 1,477 (2016 census)
 • Density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6532
Area 1.5 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Location 12 km (7 mi) N of Geraldton
LGA(s) City of Greater Geraldton
State electorate(s) Geraldton
Federal Division(s) Durack
Suburbs around Drummond Cove:
Indian Ocean Buller Buller
Indian Ocean Drummond Cove Glenfield
Indian Ocean Glenfield Glenfield

Drummond Cove is a coastal town located 12 kilometres (7 mi) north of Geraldton, Western Australia in the local government area of the City of Greater Geraldton. The locality was gazetted in 1985.


In the 2016 census, Drummond Cove had a population of 1477, 270% of the population of the Drummond Cove UCL in the 2001 census.

Census Year Population  % Increase from Previous
2001 548 (UCL)
2006 759 39%
2011 1,152 52%
2016 1,477 28%

In 2016 Drummond Cove residents had a median age of 34 and a median weekly income of A$849 (compared with the Western Australian median of A$724 per week). The population of Drummond Cove was predominantly Australian-born - 79.5% well above the state figure of 60.3%. 3.7% were born in England. 1.4% reported one or more parents of Italian birth.

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