DemographicsWaikerie is approximately 70.64 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Waikerie was 2684. The population is 49% male and 51% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Waikerie are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $150 to $199.
DescriptionWaikerie is situated on the banks of the beautiful Murray River, a mere 175 kms from Adelaide. Enjoy the winter sunshine or summer tranquility by turning into Waikerie from the Sturt Highway between Blanchetown and Barmera. At the 2006 census, Waikerie had a population of 1,744. The Sturt Highway passes to the south of the town at the top of the cliffs. There is a cable ferry crossing the river to provide vehicle access from the north side of the river. Waikerie has been described as the 'citrus centre of Australia' because it is located in the middle of the Riverland area of South Australia, known for growing of citrus and other fruit trees.