Western Grampians

  • State

  • Region Size

    16781.9 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

  • Region is known for

    Victoria’s largest waterfall
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Western Grampians

Discover Western Grampians

The Western Grampians region is steeped in gold rush history and supported by traditional industries and a thriving visitor economy. With the grandeur of the Grampians National Park as its backdrop, the region offers an enviable lifestyle. Home to leading educational institutions like Federation University and TAFE colleges, as well as vibrant arts and cultural attractions, there are so many opportunities for personal and professional growth here. Employment prospects are diverse, with sectors ranging from agribusiness and mining to service industries, manufacturing, and more.


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

  • 39,691

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 44

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 23,361

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

  • 782

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 2,930

    Persons born overseas (no.)

Western Grampians Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

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

  • 4,838

    Total number of businesses


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

  • 34,316

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 736

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 4,838

    Total number of businesses


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

  • 17,229

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.3

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 876

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 1,100

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 230

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


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

  • 2

    Number of Hospitals

  • 2

    Number of Airports

  • 1

    Number of Universities

Moving to Western Grampians


Adventurous weekends

When the weekend arrives, immerse yourself in a world of adventure. Visit Natimuk and experience world-renowned rock climbing at Mt Arapiles, embark on the 200km Silo Art Trail to witness incredible street art on towering wheat silos. Hike Mt Zero and Hollow Mountain, marvel at the beauty of MacKenzie Falls and explore the Wartook Valley with its captivating sunrises, brilliant night skies, and rugged mountain views. With a vibrant arts and cultural scene, picturesque townships, and a strong sense of community, the Western Grampians region offers a lifestyle that embraces nature, creativity, and connection.

Living in Western Grampians


Economic diversity

The Western Grampians boast different economic characteristics across the region. In the Wimmera Southern Mallee area, there are mineral resources and dryland farming, and is diversifying its economy by creating more opportunities in agribusiness and mining. The Central Highlands, centred around Ballarat, benefits from its proximity to Melbourne and has a thriving economy and is experiencing growth in service industries like healthcare, education, and technology. The region also has a strong manufacturing presence, with many household names choosing to base themselves here.

Towns of Western Grampians

Explore Horsham, the vibrant commercial hub, along with scenic Dadswell’s Bridge, captivating Wartook Valley, adventurous Natimuk, and the hidden getaways of Wimmera Mallee.

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