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Gowrie is located in the northern end of the Tuggeranong Valley. Tuggeranong suburbs are the southernmost of Australia's capital city.

Gowrie is named after Brigadier-General Alexander Gore Arkwright Hore-Ruthven, 1st Earl of Gowrie (1872–1955), Governor-General of Australia from 1936–1944. Gowrie's streets are all named after members of the Australian Defence Force who won decorations, including the Victoria Cross. Gowrie is the former site of the Athllon Homestead. (source)

Median property value for Gowrie 2904 (source)

2001

$190k

2011

$517k

2016$540k

Statistics about Gowrie (source)

Area of Gowrie

1.9 sq Kms

People

3,056

Male

1,473

Female

1,583

Median age

38

Families

880

Average children per family

1.8

All private dwellings

1,158

Average people per household

2.7

Median weekly household income

2,228

Median monthly mortgage repayments

2,167

Median weekly rent

388

Average motor vehicles per dwelling

2

The most common ancestries in Gowrie were

English

27.2%

Australian

25.8%

Irish

10.1%

Scottish

8.1%

German

3.5%

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