Living in
Newcastle, NSW

Newcastle Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    Hunter
  • Population

    682,465
  • Nearest Capital

    162km
  • Nearest Airport

    Newcastle airport 27km
  • Median House Price

    $623,000
  • February Temp °C
    25 / 20

Approximately 2 hours’ drive north of Sydney, Newcastle is an ever-growing coastal city with a population of around 680,000 people. With many surfing beaches, a shipping harbour, excellent public transport options and a contemporary CBD, Newcastle offers residents the benefits of an outdoor lifestyle and many employment opportunities close by. Newcastle is also home to many sporting teams in national competitions, a thriving cultural scene rich in Indigenous and early European history, and a vibrant social scene.

Newcastle
Community

Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Newcastle

Hospital
20
Doctors & Allied Health
50+
Library
12
Post Office
18
Bars & Eateries
50+
Groceries & Convenience
20

Newcastle
Housing

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Property in Newcastle

Based on LGA data

Rental House Median Price Per Month

$2,795

Attached Dwelling Median Price

$513,500

Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated [2021]

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    Newcastle
    Jobs

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Newcastle

    Based on LGA data

    Median Salary Per Year

    $44,304

    Median Personal Income Per Week

    $852

    Median Family Income Per Week

    $2,264

    Newcastle
    Education

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    Number of Institutions

    44

    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

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