The City covers an area of 179km².
The Local Government Area
Broken Hill is classified as a Group 4 council under the NSW Department of Local Government's classification of councils into eleven groups. Group 4 comprises urban regional Councils in NSW of similar population. The basic divisions are between urban and rural Councils and then subdivided according to population size and density.
There are thirty two urban regional Councils in Groups 4. The smallest Council in the group is Deniliquin (population 7,693) and the largest is Port Macquarie - Hastings (population 75,104). Broken Hill is in the lower half of the group according to population; being the second smallest. Group 4 councils closest to Broken Hill in population size are Kiama, Lithgow, Mid West Regional and Richmond Valley.
The most recent estimates (2009) placed the population at 19,960.
Total Rateable Land Value $323,652,380
Number of Rateable Properties 10,188
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