In 2006, there were 631 persons usually resident in Menindee: 56.1% were males and 43.9% were females. Of the total population in Menindee 27.9% were Indigenous persons, compared with 2.3% Indigenous persons in Australia. more
The most common industries of employment for persons aged 15 years and over usually resident in Menindee were Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming 19.7%, Fruit and Tree Nut Growing 13.2%, School Education 12.0%, Pubs, Taverns and Bars 5.6% and Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Services 5.1%.
88.9% of persons usually resident in Menindee stated they were born in Australia. Other common responses within Menindee were: Scotland 1.0%, Philippines 1.0%, Tonga 0.6%, United States of America 0.6% and Germany 0.6%.
There were 160 families in Menindee: 32.5% were couple families with children, 42.5% were couple families without children, 21.3% were one parent families and 3.8% were other families.
* statistcs taken from the 2006 Census for postal area 2879 conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics