12,697 (ABS 2016-17)
Distance from Sydney 308kms in a westerly direction.
The median price for a three bedroom house in Cowra is $255,000. To rent the same property is $250 pwk .
Summer temperatures average 33.6° to 14.1° and winters 17.° to 2.3°. The mean annual rainfall is 549mm. (BOM data)
The major employer in the Local Government Area is agriculture. forestry and fishing. This is followed by health care and social assistance, retail, education and training and manufacturing.
Cowra is the largest town and administrative centre of the local government area. Other towns and villages include Woodstock, Gooloogong and Mandurama.
The following are just a few of the many events on the Cowra calendar. In March there is the Cowra Festival of International Understanding, in June is the Pitch Fork Festival, in August Cowra hosts the Wine Show and a real drawcard is the Cherry Blossom Festival held in September.
There are many recreational activities to be involved in when living in the area. Among the sports available are AFL, athletics, basketball, boxing, cricket, gymnastics, hockey, martial arts, netball, rugby league and rugby union, skateboarding, soccer, swimming and touch football.
Pre-schoolers are well catered for with a number of day care centres and pre-schools available. There are two public, one special needs and one private school, together with a K-12 Catholic school and one public high school in Cowra. There are primary schools in the towns of Gooloogong, Woodstock and Mandurama. There is a campus of TAFE Western in Cowra.
Cowra has the full range of medical services one would expect in a vibrant community. There are numerous GP medical centres and the allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational health therapists, podiatrist, optometrists etc. The Cowra hospital offers the full range of medical services and there are a number of nursing homes and retirement villages.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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