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Port Macquarie, NSW

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Port Macquarie Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    North Coast NSW
  • Population

    44,814
  • Nearest Capital

    391km
  • Nearest Airport

    Port macquarie 4km
  • Median House Price

    $565,000
  • March Temp °C
    25 / 18

Port Macquarie is a town at the mouth of the Hastings River in New South Wales, Australia. Its known for its beaches, wildlife and penal colony past. St. Thomas’ Anglican Church was built by convicts in the 19th century. A coastal walk from the town centre to the 19th-century Tacking Point Lighthouse offers views over waters home to whales and dolphins. Billabong Zoo is known for its koala breeding centre.

Port Macquarie
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 Port Macquarie

Hospital
20
Doctors & Allied Health
50+
Library
10
Post Office
19
Bars & Eateries
50+
Groceries & Convenience
20

Port Macquarie
Housing

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Comparison to median State house price

-41%
Property in Port Macquarie

Based on LGA data

Median House Price

$565,000

Rental House Median Price Per Month

$1,360

Attached Dwelling Median Price

$415,000

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

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Port Macquarie

    Based on LGA data

    Median Salary Per Year

    $45,238

    Median Personal Income Per Week

    $870

    Median Family Income Per Week

    $677

    Port Macquarie
    Education

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    Number of Institutions

    62

    Data sources:

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

    Schools And Universities in Port Macquarie

    Education within 25KM of Port Macquarie

    32 Childcare Centres
    hastings family day care
    joey's house early education centre
    pmnc children's services - oosh & vacation care
    hastings preschool & long day care centre
    st agnes preschool & long day care centre
    st joseph's preschool & long day care centre
    kids crazy maze
    port macquarie community preschool
    port macquarie community preschool annex
    green leaves early learning port macquarie
    little beginnings fernhill road
    portside preschool & long day care centre
    moruya drive child care centre
    day care on lincoln
    jumbos oosh
    blooming kids early learning & long day care centre
    port eco kids village
    columba cottage oshc
    columba cottage early learning centre
    bangalay child care & education centre
    goodstart early learning port macquarie
    discovery early education & care centre
    my place early learning centre
    mad hatter house
    cowarra park preschool & long day care
    tg's child care - wauchope
    camp australia - st joseph’s catholic primary school, wauchope oshc
    wauchope oosh
    active oosh lake cathie
    tg's child care - riverbreeze
    the village preschool & long day care
    tg's child care - high street
    21 Primary Schools
    telegraph point public school
    north haven public school
    heritage christian school
    st joseph's primary school
    westport public school
    st agnes' primary school
    wauchope public school
    port macquarie steiner school
    north east public school of distance education
    port macquarie public school
    st joseph's primary school
    beechwood public school
    st columba anglican school
    st peter's primary school
    the nature school primary
    hastings public school
    port macquarie adventist school
    lake cathie public school
    tacking point public school
    huntingdon public school
    herons creek public school
    8 High Schools
    newman senior technical college
    heritage christian school
    st joseph's regional college
    hastings secondary college, westport campus
    wauchope high school
    hastings secondary college, port macquarie campus
    st columba anglican school
    mackillop college port macquarie
    1 University
    charles sturt university

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