Living in
Wollongong, NSW

Wollongong Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    South Coast
  • Population

    280,153
  • Nearest Capital

    85km
  • Nearest Airport

    Shellharbour airport 21km
  • Median House Price

    $725,000
  • April Temp °C
    23 / 14

Located 80km south of Sydney, Wollongong is an easy-going lifestyle location home to approximately 280,000 people. Originally built on industry, Wollongong is now a thriving cultural and employment hub, with all the excitement and convenience of a bustling city but without the stress. From beaches to breweries, shopping precincts to stunning surf spots, a world-class university and relaxed rural landscapes, residents find it all just moments away from the heart of Wollongong.

Wollongong
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 Wollongong

Hospital
20
Doctors & Allied Health
50+
Library
13
Post Office
20
Bars & Eateries
50+
Groceries & Convenience
20

Wollongong
Housing

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Comparison to median State house price

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Property in Wollongong

Based on LGA data

Median House Price

$1,060,000

Rental House Median Price Per Month

$2,480

Attached Dwelling Median Price

$685,000

Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated [2021], Corelogic [2024]

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    Wollongong
    Jobs

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    Jobs in Wollongong

    Based on LGA data

    Median Salary Per Year

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017, 2020]

    Horticulturalist - Arboriculture Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 15
    Closes: May 15
    Plant & Vehicle Mechanic Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 15
    Closes: May 15
    Building Maintenance Officer Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 15
    Closes: May 15
    Senior Accounts Payables Officer Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 14
    Closes: May 14
    Lifeguard Services Manager Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 10
    Closes: May 10
    Beach Services Operations Manager Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 10
    Closes: May 10
    Aquatic Services Operations Manager Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 10
    Closes: May 10
    Plumber - Building Maintenance Construction Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 07
    Closes: May 07
    Casual Group Exercise Instructors Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Casual
    Posted: Apr 04
    Closes: May 04
    Senior Manager - Infrastructure, Strategy + Planning Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Contract
    Posted: Apr 03
    Closes: May 03
    Libraries Manager Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 02
    Closes: May 02
    Signwriting Team Leader Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 02
    Closes: May 02
    Tractor Mower Operator Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Apr 01
    Closes: May 01
    Casual Learn to Swim Instructors Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Casual
    Posted: Mar 26
    Closes: Apr 25
    Foreshore Animal Compliance Officer Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Part-time
    Posted: Mar 26
    Closes: Apr 25
    Senior Library Services Officers Wollongong City Council
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Mar 24
    Closes: Apr 23
    Retail Customer Service Officer Australia Post
    Wollongong, New South Wales Full-time
    Posted: Mar 21
    Closes: Apr 21

    Wollongong
    Education

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    Number of Institutions

    29

    Data sources:

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

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