• State

  • Region Size

    12278.99 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

  • Region is known for

    Abundant orchards
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Riverland

Discover Riverland

Experience the unique charm of the Riverland, where lifestyle, affordability, and educational opportunities combine to create an exceptional place to live, work, and play. With a close-knit community of 35,000 people, this region offers a relaxed country town atmosphere. The Murray River is a central feature of the Riverland, enhancing the region’s charm and providing a sense of tranquillity and natural beauty.


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

  • 35,085

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 46

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 20,780

    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)

  • 1,277

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 3,928

    Persons born overseas (no.)

Riverland Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

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

  • 3,407

    Total number of businesses


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

  • 28,015

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 648

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 3,407

    Total number of businesses


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

  • 14,915

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.4

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 774

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 1,083

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 205

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


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

  • 7

    Number of Hospitals

  • 3

    Number of Airports


To learn

Riverland boasts a range of options for both primary and senior schooling. Modern and well-equipped public, Catholic, Lutheran, and non-denominational Christian schools provide quality education, with many offering out-of-school-hours care programs. The region’s public high schools are known for achieving academic and sporting excellence, surpassing even some metropolitan private schools. Students also have access to a wide range of vocational education and training (VET) programs and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships. You’ll also have access to TAFE campuses and registered training organisations.


Quality living

The region’s industry sectors, including viticulture, horticulture, citrus, stone fruit, almond production, dryland farming, and tourism, contribute significantly to the Riverland’s economy. Located just over two hours northeast of Adelaide and 90 minutes west of Mildura, the region provides access to essential services such as medical facilities, hospitals, schools, aged care facilities, and shopping precincts. The cost of living in the Riverland is substantially lower than the South Australian median – so, whether you choose to buy an existing property or take advantage of the buoyant housing construction industry, the Riverland offers a range of options to build a life with more.

Towns of Riverland

From Renmark, known for its vineyards and paddle-steamer cruises, to Loxon and its famous Lights Festival, and Waikerie’s abundant citrus orchards, discover your perfect town in the Riverland.

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