Adelaide Hills

  • State
    SA
  • Region Size
    1388.12 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    80,501
  • Largest Regional City
    Mount Barker
  • No. of Jobs
    60,259
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $400
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $350
  • Region is known for
    Food, wine, and nature
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
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Adelaide Hills

The Adelaide Hills is a region where proximity to the city, quality amenities, and a remarkable lifestyle come together. Just a 20-minute drive from Adelaide’s CBD, the region is known for its affordable housing and cost of living, lush vineyards, excellent restaurants and thriving markets. With a population of 40,000 and an expanding economy, it’s no wonder that more people are choosing to make the move to more in the Adelaide Hills.

People

People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Adelaide Hills by understanding the people who live there.

  • 80,501
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 42
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 50,346
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 772
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 12,654
    Persons born overseas (no.)
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Industry

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Adelaide Hills form an important part of the community.

  • 7,393
    Total number of businesses
Employment

A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Adelaide Hills to assist in your decision-making.

  • 60,259
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 856
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 7,393
    Total number of businesses
Household

Discover the household make-up of those already living in Adelaide Hills to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 29,974
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.7
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 1,118
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,733
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 350
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

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Affordability

Living in the Adelaide Hills means connecting to both a town and country lifestyle. Nature is always close by, and the community in the Hills is known for its friendliness and support, creating a welcoming environment for families. With excellent schools including prestigious private schools – Seymour College, Scotch College and Mercedes College, and a strong sense of community, the Adelaide Hills offers an ideal place to raise children and create lasting connections.

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Connection

Living in the Adelaide Hills means connecting to both a town and country lifestyle. Nature is always close by, and the community in the Hills is known for its friendliness and support, creating a welcoming environment for families. With excellent schools including prestigious private schools – Seymour College, Scotch College and Mercedes College, and a strong sense of community, the Adelaide Hills offers an ideal place to raise children and create lasting connections.

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To indulge in

With its fertile soils and cool climate, the region is a haven for food lovers. Explore the local farmers’ markets with fresh produce and artisanal products. Immerse yourself in the thriving food and wine scene, with an abundance of cellar doors, farm-to-table restaurants, and quaint cafes. From award-winning cool-climate wines to farm-fresh cheeses, orchard fruits, and locally sourced ingredients, the Adelaide Hills will treat your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Towns of Adelaide Hills

From the popular German town of Hahndorf to the leafy streets of Stirling and the vibrant commercial hub of Mount Barker, the Hills offer that distinct Hills feel wherever you go.

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