Barossa

  • State
    SA
  • Region Size
    2134.81 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    44,999
  • Largest Regional City
    Nurioopta
  • No. of Jobs
    33,452
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $330
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $290
  • Region is known for
    World-class wineries
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
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Barossa

Experience the perfect blend of space, community, services, schools, affordability, and lifestyle in the Barossa. Just an hour away from Adelaide, this vibrant region is renowned for its award-winning wineries, prestigious restaurants, and breathtaking landscapes. Whether you’re indulging in wine tastings, exploring historic townships, or immersing yourself in leisure activities, the Barossa offers a more unique and fulfilling lifestyle for all ages.

People

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

  • 44,999
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 43
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 27,722
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 622
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 5,205
    Persons born overseas (no.)
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Industry

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

  • 3,946
    Total number of businesses
Employment

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

  • 33,452
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 755
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 3,946
    Total number of businesses
Household

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

  • 17,231
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.6
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 962
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,430
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 290
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

Have confidence that Barossa has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 4
    Number of Hospitals
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For your money

The Barossa offers a great opportunity for individuals and families seeking a more affordable and fulfilling lifestyle. With a median house price significantly lower than the city, you can enjoy the luxury of a brand new four-bedroom home on a picturesque estate. And, with a lower cost of living in general, you’ll have more time and resources to spend on what really matters. Explore over 150 beautiful, world-famous wineries, create family memories with the diverse range of outdoor activities on offer, and indulge in the sumptuous local cuisine at award-winning restaurants – it’s all right on your doorstep.

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Opportunity to thrive

With low unemployment rates and a range of industries, including wine production, tourism, and agriculture, the region offers a steadily growing job market. In Roseworthy, the University of Adelaide offers academic programs in animal science and veterinary science and medicine and research, along with degrees in agriculture, food and nutrition, viticulture, and oenology. Nearby in Nuriootpa, the Barossa Campus offers individual, group and lecture spaces, high speed internet, and live streaming webinars.

Towns of Barossa

From Nuriootpa and Tanunda, to Angaston and Mt Pleasant discover a scenic countryside dotted with vineyards, renowned wineries, and a rich German heritage in the Barossa.

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