Living in
Katoomba, NSW

Katoomba Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    Blue Mountains
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Bathurst airport 92km
  • December Temp °C
    27 / 12

With the Blue Mountains on its doorstep, the laidback and charming town of Katoomba is surrounded by the natural beauty of its famous eucalypt landscape. Located 102km from Sydney, Katoomba is home to approximately 8,000 residents and is known for its rich history, eclectic music and arts scene, and emerging café culture. A more affordable alternative to city living, Katoomba has a village feel but is also well-serviced with its own railway station and local buses, excellent education and childcare options, healthcare and retail facilities, as well as an abundance of sports and recreation activities to cater to those who love the outdoor lifestyle.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Katoomba

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Property in Katoomba

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Rental House Median Price Per Month


Data source: ABS, [2019], LGA updated [2021]

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    Schools And Universities in Katoomba

    Education within 25KM of Katoomba

    1 High School
    Katoomba High School

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