Where To Retire? Snap Shot: Denmark

Paddle boats on the Denmark River, Photo Credit: Tourism Western Australia

Let’s Look:

Denmark, Western Australia
Located around 4.5 hours south-east of Perth in the Great Southern region of Western Australia
and just over 40 minutes from Albany, it’s a picturesque town located on the banks of the Denmark River.

The People
It has a population of over 2,637 people
47.2% male and 52.8% female
A median age of 46 years.
The percentage of people over 65 years of age was 15.8%.
(2016 ABS Census)

Country Of Birth
67.8 % of people were born in Australia, followed by England 10.7%,
New Zealand 2.3%
Scotland  1.2%
South Africa 1.1%
Germany 0.9%

Tree Change?
Some claim it is an ideal tree change spot, with its natural environment, dense forests, lovely walks and nearby beaches. The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk is around a 40 minute drive away

For those who love nature, there’s lots to please.
It has wonderful, clean air, interesting places to eat and nearby wineries, festivals and friendly people.

It’s always wise to do your research before moving, ask questions, spend time in an area well before moving…whether it’s for a sea/tree change or a retirement move.

What’s To Do?
It’s an active community. Have a look at the various groups that the Shire of Denmark lists

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