DemographicsCarnarvon is approximately 4.82 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Carnarvon was 208. The population is 56% male and 44% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Carnarvon are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $800 to $999 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $225 to $275.
DescriptionCarnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900 kilometres north of Perth, Western Australia. Carnarvon lies at the mouth of the Gascoyne River on the Indian Ocean. The popular Shark Bay world heritage area lies to the south of the town and the Ningaloo Reef and the popular tourist town of Exmouth lie to the north. At the 2011 census, Carnarvon had a population of 4,559. Carnarvon is a prosperous service town and holiday destination surrounded by banana plantations. It is located between Shark Bay and the Ningaloo Reef. Since the 1930s it has become famed for its produce with the rich flats of the Gascoyne River being used to grow bananas, avocados, coconuts, dates, macadamia nuts, mangoes, pawpaws, pecans, tomatoes, pineapples, melons and various varieties of beans due to the aquifers on the Gascoyne River. Carnarvon lies 3.3 metres above sea level and has an annual average rainfall of only 229 mm.