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White Gum Valley


White Gum Valley


  • Sullivan Hall (garden pictured)
  • WGV - WA's first One Planet Community
  • White Gum Valley Community Orchard


White Gum Valley Primary School, Hazel Orme Community Kindergarten

Quick stats

Information is based on 2016 census data unless otherwise stated:

Population: 2,960 (source: Reiwa, 2020)
Number of private dwellings:1,382
Average people per household: 2.3
Median weekly household income: $1,550
Median monthly mortgage repayments: $2,167
Median weekly rent: $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling: 1.6

Age composition

The median age of people in White Gum Valley was 41 years. Children aged 0–14 years made up 18.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.


The most common ancestries in White Gum Valley (State Suburbs) were English 27.9%, Australian 20.6%, Irish 8.9%, Italian 8.6% and Scottish 8.5%.

In White Gum Valley, 62.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 7.6%, Italy 5.2%, New Zealand 2.4%, Scotland 1.1% and Ireland 1.1%.


In White Gum Valley, 76.9% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 7.1%, French 1.2%, Japanese 1.1%, Portuguese 1.0% and German 0.9%.


1,537 people reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night. Of these 54.3% were employed full time, 34.0% were employed part-time and 7.0% were unemployed.


The most common occupations in White Gum Valley included Professionals 33.7%, Managers 13.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.6%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.5%, and Community and Personal Service Workers 9.7%.

Household composition

Of the 1,155 households in White Gum Valley, 63.7% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.


Of the families in White Gum Valley, 44.9% were couple families with children, 36.9% were couple families without children and 16.7% were one parent families.

Precinct groups

Interested in being a voice for your community? Join the White Gum Valley precinct group!  

Visit the precinct groups page to get involved or to see the latest agendas and minutes. 

East Ward Elected Members 

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