DemographicsBenarkin is approximately 2.24 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Benarkin was 61. The population is 53% male and 47% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Benarkin are $0 to $299. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $150 to $199.
DescriptionBenarkin is a town in South Burnett Region, Queensland, Australia. The nearby town of Blackbutt is the origin of the town and the two towns are often referred to as the joint entity Blackbutt-Benarkin. In the 2011 census, the towns of Benarkin and Blackbutt recorded a combined population of 1,055. Benarkin is a small village that is by-passed by the D'Aguilar Highway. Benarkin is located on top of the Blackbutt Range at the eastern gateway to Queensland's South Burnett region with views over the Brisbane Valley and on to Sunshine Coast Hinterland. It is serviced by a general store with liquour outlet, post office and takeaway shop.
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