DemographicsKatherine is approximately 5.02 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Katherine was 1488. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Katherine are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $800 to $999 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionKatherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. It is situated on the Katherine River (after which it is named) below the "Top End", 320 kilometres southeast of Darwin. Katherine is the fourth largest settlement in the Territory. Katherine is the service centre for the Gulf Savannah region of the Territory and a popular stopping point on the Stuart Highway. Its primary appeal is tourism with both the Katherine Gorge, in the Nitmiluk National Park, and the Cutta Cutta Caves being the most popular drawcards. It has a stable, permanent population of around 6,000 and the strategically important RAAF base, RAAF Tindal, is nearby.