DemographicsBega is approximately 31.17 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Bega was 4668. The population is 48% male and 52% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Bega are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $400 to $499 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionBega is a town in the south-east of New South Wales, Australia in the Bega Valley Shire. It is the economic centre for the Bega Valley. Bega is now well known for its cheese. Bega Cheese is manufactured by The Bega Co- operative Society Limited which is one of the larger Australian cheese companies. Their products are exported around the world and distributed across Australia and are available in most supermarkets and general stores. The brand is owned by Fonterra. Notable local landmarks are Bega Court House and Rosevear Jeweller's shopfront, which are both listed on the Register of the National Estate. The court house was built in 1881 and consists of rendered brick and iron roofs. The Rosevear shop is in Carp Street and was established circa 1899. It is listed as a notable example of Victorian commercial designers. After years of planning, the shopping mall in Bega was built. The Sapphire Marketplace was opened on 2 December 2011.