General Facts at a Glance

General Shire of York facts at a glance
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Established 1831  
Distance from Perth 97 km  
Area 213,300 ha ABS 2016
Length of sealed roads 268 km DLG 2012
Length of unsealed roads 467 km DLG 2012
Population 3,537  ABS 2016
Number of electors 2,700  
Number of households 1,911  ABS 2016
Number of State Heritage listed buildings 28 SoY, 2009
Number of Municipal Heritage listed buildings 217 SoY, 2009
Total number of businesses 491 ABS 2011
Total number of agriculture businesses 38% WDC 2012
Labour force 1,536 ABS 2011
Agriculture highest employment industry 17% ABS 2011
Dryland agriculture largest land use 153 447.5 ha ABS 2011
Average annual tourists 172,505 WDC 2012
Median house price $302,500 WDC 2012
Median person income $28,080  ABS 2016