DemographicsGatton is approximately 42.85 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Gatton was 7101. The population is 48% male and 52% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Gatton are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionGatton is a town and the administrative centre of the Lockyer Valley local government area situated in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, Australia. At the 2006 census, Gatton had a population of 6,869. Over recent years, the rural tranquility of the Gatton area has started to be encroached on by the suburban sprawl of metropolitan Brisbane and Ipswich in the east and Toowoomba in the west. The Warrego Highway, which runs east-west through the Shire, has also experienced increasing strip development, with fuel outlets and commercial properties gradually spreading along the highway.