The estimated population in Dalby as of 2011 census was 12,299 and the postal code of this region is 4405. The place is elevated at 691 meters (2,267 ft) from the ground level.
Dalby experiences a humid subtropical climate with hotter and less humid in summer, and colder and drier in winter. The average rainfall recorded throughout the year is around 682mm, in which the months from December to February dominate the most. The average temperature hover around 26 deg Celsius during the summer, whereas the temperature drops to 11 deg Celsius during the winter. However, thunderstorms occur in summer months.
Dalby has some splendid tourist attractions such as Delicious and Delightful Festival, Pioneer Park Museum, Lake Broadwater Conservation Park, Dalby Tourist Park, Dalby Forest Visitors Centre, Dalby Visitor Information Centre etc.
The primary industries of Dalby include Coal Mining, Agriculture and Livestock. Besides, the Australia’s first dry mill grain-to-ethanol plant is constructed in Dalby.