DemographicsAtherton is approximately 94.05 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Atherton was 7331. The population is 47% male and 53% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Atherton are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionAtherton is a town and locality on the Atherton Tablelands within the Tablelands Region, Far North Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Atherton had a population of 7,287. Atherton has a humid subtropical climate that differs from the surrounding tropical savannah climate due to the town's elevation high on the Atherton Plateau.