DemographicsArarat is approximately 161.18 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Ararat was 8297. The population is 54% male and 46% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Ararat are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $150 to $199.
DescriptionArarat is a city in south-west Victoria, Australia, about 198 kilometres (120 mi) west of Melbourne, on the Western Highway on the eastern slopes of the Ararat Hills and Cemetery Creek valley between Victoria's Western District and the Wimmera. The urban population of Ararat according to the Council's Website is 8,076 and services the region of 11,752 residents across the Rural City's boundaries Ararat's economy is driven by primary industries of the region including wool, beef and the Grampians Wine Region. The Ararat region has a number of wind farms including the Challicum Hills Wind Farm produce large amounts of renewable energy to the National Electricity Market.
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