Bluff Point, Western Australia
Geraldton, Western Australia
|Population||1,319 (2006 census)|
|• Density||824/km2 (2,140/sq mi)|
|Area||1.6 km2 (0.6 sq mi)|
|Location||5 km (3 mi) N of Geraldton|
|LGA(s)||City of Greater Geraldton|
The suburb was gazetted in 1972.
Bluff Point residents had a median age of 46, well above the Geraldton median of 35, and 25.4% of residents were aged 65 or over. The median individual income was above average for the region — $523 per week compared with $461 per week. The population of Bluff Point was predominantly Australian-born - 80.7% as at the 2006 census - while 5.61% were born in the United Kingdom. 3.78% reported one or more parents of Italian birth. In the 2006 census, 2.81% of residents identified as Indigenous Australians.
Bluff Point contains a recreation ground, community shopping centre, [primary school], a CWA and several retirement homes. Geraldton Camp School and St Lawrence's School are located within the suburb.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Community Profile Series : Bluff Point (State Suburb)". 2006 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 2007-06-30.
- "Land Act 1933-1969 – Naming of Localities (per 3862/68)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 26 May 1972. p. 1972:1376.
- Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Map G1. ISBN 978-0-909439-67-5.