DemographicsWalcha is approximately 3239.09 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Walcha was 2553. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Walcha 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.
DescriptionWalcha is a town at the south-eastern edge of the Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia. The town of Walcha serves as the seat of Walcha Shire. Walcha is located 425 kilometres by road from Sydney at the intersection of the Oxley Highway and Thunderbolts Way. The Apsley River passes through the Walcha to tumble over the Apsley Falls before joining the Macleay River further on. At the 2011 census, Walcha had a population of 1,482 people. Walcha is known as the "Pasture Wonderland" as the dominant industry in the area is livestock grazing along with an expanding timber industry. The district usually runs about 937,000 sheep (mostly Merinos) and around 85,500 stud and commercial beef cattle. A large modern dairy that will be capable of producing five million litres of milk per year has been established south of the town. There are also several large trucking businesses, a communications business, along with an engineering business. All regular retail services are also available in the Walcha.