DemographicsCapel is approximately 66.35 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Capel was 2509. The population is 49% male and 51% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Capel are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionCapel is a suburb of South Western, Western Australia and is about 180 kms south of WA's capital city of Perth. In the 2011 Australian census the population of Capel was 2,201 when there were 1,110 Females and 1,091 Males living there. Capel is a town in the South West region of Western Australia, midway between Bunbury and Busselton. Capel has become popular for hobby farms, and a number of innovative agricultural pursuits have been introduced, including alpacas, viticulture, aquaculture and growing of blue gums. There is also some mining of mineral sands in the Shire, and tourism is increasingly important to the Shire's economy.