Population: Approximately 3,200
Climate: Camperdown offers a moderate climate, which is often influenced by winds coming in from the coastal regions. Temperatures in the town range from 4 to16 degrees in winter to 7 to 27 degrees in summer and the rainfall in the district averages 65mm a year.
Retailing: The key business area offers supermarkets, computer, chemist, clothing, electrical, furniture, gifts, travel, newsagents, hotels, hairdressing, takeaway and hardware
Professional Services: Having many professional services including medical, legal, real estate, computer with Internet provision, and financial services. The town has a 32-bed hospital with health practitioners such as doctors, dentists, chiropractors and opticians. Elderly accommodation is also available through independent living flats, a 34-bed hostel and a 23-bed nursing home. There is also a range of paramedical services available through the hospital, which include physiotherapy, podiatry, audiology, dietitian and occupational therapy.
Education: With a P12 College, a regional Catholic College, two Pre-Schools, Adult Education and a Technical School at near by Cobden, Camperdown is well equipped to provide a High Quality Education.
Law & Public Safety: In addition to the Police and Ambulance Service this community is well serviced by the towns volunteer's with in the Country Fire Authority and the State Emergency Service.
Government Departments and Agencies: State government departments represented in Camperdown include Agricultural and Rural Affairs, Community Services, Conservation Forests and Land and Rural Water Commission.
Transport: Camperdown is well serviced by Courier, Bus, Taxi, Passenger and Freight Rail Services,