The estimated population as of 2011 census was 22,602 and the post code of this region is 5162. The land area of this region covers only 13km2. Suburbs which are surrounded by Morphett Vale are Lonsdale, Christie Downs, Noarlunga Centre, Reynella, Hackham, Old Reynella, Woodcroft and Onkaparinga.
Since Morphett Vale is located close to Adelaide, the climate conditions are more or less similar to it. The suburb experiences a mediterranean climate with warm and sunny weather throughout the year and predominantly the March is the warmest month. In addition to this, the suburb has more than 2500 sunshine hours. However, the suburb brings the rainfall in the winter months from October and November, and the skies are cloudier in winter than summer.
Mount Barker has some renowned tourist spots and heritages sites such as Steam Ranger Heritage Railway, Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, Mount Barker Visitor Centre, Adelaide Hills Visitor Information Centre, Laratinga Wetlands etc.
Morphett Vale has some lovely and renowned tourist spots such as Wilfred Taylor Reserve, Marine Plus, Christies Beach Tourist Park, McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Visitor Information, Moana Beach Tourist Park, Hallett Cove Conservation Park etc.