Wimmera

  • State
    VIC
  • Region Size
    26251.06 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    19,495
  • Largest Regional City
    Sea Lake
  • No. of Jobs
    15,497
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $162
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $165
  • Region is known for
    Rich farming heritage
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
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Wimmera

From sweeping plains, rich desert landscapes, and majestic mountain parks like the Grampians and Mt Arapiles, Wimmera’s landscape is spectacular. Renowned for friendly people and a relaxed lifestyle, Wimmera residents typically report a higher-than-average level of satisfaction with life – especially in the areas of community connection and participation. Blending farming heritage with a vibrant community spirit, you’ll experience diverse landscapes, thriving agriculture, beautiful Mediterranean climate, and a relaxed lifestyle in this idyllic part of Victoria.

People

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

  • 19,495
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 51
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 11,006
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 312
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 1,518
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Wimmera Adelaide Hills Population Statistics
Industry

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

  • 2,903
    Total number of businesses
Employment

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  • 15,497
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 633
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 2,903
    Total number of businesses
Household

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  • 8,777
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.2
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 752
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 704
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 165
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

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

  • 5
    Number of Hospitals
  • 3
    Number of Airports
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Natural beauty

Nature enthusiasts will be captivated by the diverse landscapes that surround the Wimmera. Explore the renowned Grampians National Park, home to abundant wildlife, stunning lakes, and cascading waterfalls. For rock climbing enthusiasts, the iconic Mt Arapiles awaits with its breathtaking views and cultural heritage sites. Delve into the captivating beauty of the Little Desert National Park and Wyperfeld National Park, where you can immerse yourself in the enchanting landscapes.

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Room to grow

At the heart of the Wimmera region lies its farming heritage and thriving agricultural economy. Encompassing 10% of Victoria and covering 2.3 million hectares, the Wimmera region is dominated by broadacre cropping, contributing to a gross value of agricultural production of $691 million. Significant supporting services are required for the industry meaning you’ll find career opportunities across banking, finance, legal, retail, and machinery sales and servicing to healthcare, education, agronomics, and grains research and development.

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Life to live

The Wimmera region offers a relaxed and fulfilling lifestyle. Enjoying the region’s diverse activities, clubs, sporting opportunities, and events. Experience the convenience of major regional centres like Sea Lake, offering a wide range of shopping options, local boutiques, and dining experiences. With abundant outdoor activities, sporting facilities, and excellent schools, the Wimmera region provides an ideal setting to raise your family.

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