DemographicsBroken Hill is approximately 13040.19 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Broken Hill was 17814. The population is 49% male and 51% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Broken Hill are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $150 to $199.
DescriptionBroken Hill is an isolated mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia. The "BH" in the world's largest mining company, BHP Billiton, refers to "Broken Hill" and its early operations in the city. Broken Hill is located near the border with South Australia on the crossing of the Barrier Highway (A32) and the Silver City Highway (B79), in the Barrier Range. It is 315 m (1,033 ft) above sea level, with a hot desert climate, an average rainfall of 235 mm (9 in). The closest major city to Broken Hill is Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, which is more than 500 km (311 mi) to the southwest and linked via route A32.