DemographicsMataranka is approximately 231.7 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Mataranka was 350. The population is 56% male and 44% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Mataranka are $1400 to $1799. The most common weekly income bracket is $150 to $299 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $0 to $74.
DescriptionMataranka is spread along the Stuart Highway, and is nothing more than a stopover for those people driving up and down the highway. Mataranka comprises a roadhouse, police station, petrol station, cafe, restaurant, pub and general store. Mataranka is located on the Stuart Highway 1080 km north of Alice Springs, 431 km south-east of Darwin and 115 km south-east of Katherine. The town is located near Roper River and Mataranka Hot Springs.