The Blue Mountains are at the western most point of the Greater Sydney region, with a distance of about 110 kms between Sydney CBD and Katoomba (The main suburb of the Blue Mountains City). This is about a 90 minute average drive.
The highest point of the Blue Mountains is Mount Werong at 1,215 m. Mount Boyce, 2 kilometres north of Blackheath, is the next highest point at 1,093 metres above sea level. About 70% of the area is incorporated into the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park.
Blue Mountains (LGA)
This area covers 11,400km² and is made up of 1 Local Government Areas and 27 suburbs.
- 2011 75,942
- 2006 73,084
- A$66,040 Median Annual household income ($1,270 pw)
- A$22,104 Median Annual mortgage repayments ($1,842 pm) 33.5% of household income
- 92.7% Detached houses,
- 5.1% Semi-detached, terraced, townhouses etc,
- 2.0% flats, units or apartments and
- 0.2% other types
- 37.4% owned outright,
- 40.6% owned with a mortgage
- 19.2% rented
Source: www.censusdata.abs.gov.au Blue Mountains (LGA)
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