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Macarthur is named after John Macarthur, one of the founders of Australia's Merino wool industry.

It was gazetted on 22 March 1982 and first settled in 1983. The wool industry is the theme for street names. It is next to the suburbs of Fadden and Gilmore, and is located north of Isabella Drive. (source)

Median property value for Macarthur 2904 (source)

2001

$252k

2011

$512k

2016$615k

Statistics about Macarthur (source)

Area of Macarthur

1.27 sq Kms

People

1,427

Male

711

Female

716

Median age

39

Families

413

Average children per family

1.8

All private dwellings

503

Average people per household

2.9

Median weekly household income

2,680

Median monthly mortgage repayments

2,167

Median weekly rent

450

Average motor vehicles per dwelling

2.3

The most common ancestries in Macarthur were

Australian

29.5%

English

26.6%

Irish

11.3%

Scottish

9.2%

German

3.5%

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