DemographicsWalgett is approximately 6565.98 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Walgett was 2145. The population is 51% male and 49% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Walgett are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $150 to $299 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $150 to $199.
DescriptionWalgett is a town in northern New South Wales, Australia, and the seat of Walgett Shire. It is near the junctions of the Barwon and Namoi rivers and the Kamilaroi and Castlereagh Highways. In 2011, Walgett had a population of 2,267. Walgett is a regional hub for wool, wheat and cotton industries. It is the gateway to the New South Wales opal fields at Lightning Ridge to the north and The Grawin to the west. The main crop farmed in the Walgett district is wheat; however, the drought has caused an increase in the farming of lucerne and other good hay crops.
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