Albury and Wodonga's strong population growth, vibrant culture and strategic location are just some of the reasons why living in this active region is a fantastic choice. Albury Wodonga has so much offer and is conveniently located between Sydney and Melbourne with a 3 hour drive to Melbourne and 5 hour drive to Sydney.
Albury Wodonga has award-winning restaurants, cafés and pubs, full of modern and sophisticated eateries and a thriving café culture. It is also very close to many famous wineries. The region also caters for the more adventurous with attractions of boating, great cycling and hiking tracks. The alpine area around Albury Wodonga is also well known for ski fields.
Cultural, arts and local industry are strong with activities including galleries, boutiques, regional produce, gardens, modern art and ancient indigenous culture. There is a thriving live music and theatre scene.
The climate in Albury Wodonga has the same number of sunny days as the Gold Coast, but without the humidity. Warm, dry summers, mild autumns and springs, and cool winters. Temperature range is 15° to 40°C in summer and 3.5° to 14°C in winter. The average annual rainfall is 585mm.
In the 2016 Census, there were 89,007 people in Albury - Wodonga (Significant Urban Areas). Of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.7% of the population. The regional area of Albury Wodonga has a broader population of about 180,000.
The median age of people in Albury - Wodonga (Significant Urban Areas) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population. Employment statistics at the time of the last census; for the region were 43,168 people who reported being in the labour force. Of these 56.5% were employed full time, 31.9% were employed part-time and 6.5% were unemployed.
Albury Wodonga in many senses operates as one community, with parallel municipal governments and state government services and the fact that it is divided between Victoria and New South Wales. However, due to Melbourne being significantly closer than Sydney and Victorian radio and television broadcasts in the region, the result is perhaps culturally and socially predominant of a Victorian way of life. This ia also demonstrated in support for Australian Rules Football as a strong sport in Albury.
Albury Wodonga Quick Facts
Housing Prices - Median price $342,000
- 17 primary schools (10 public and 7 private)
- 7 secondary schools (3 public and 4 private)
- Charles Sturt University
- La Trobe University
- TAFE NSW Riverina Institute,
- Wodonga TAFE
Extensive variety of shopping from three shopping precincts and homemaker centres to numerous major retailers and boutique stores.
Food and Wine
Home to a diverse regional dining scene, Albury Wodonga is full of modern and sophisticated eateries and a thriving café culture and also very close to many famous wineries.
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