Newcastle West NSW, 2303

Newcastle West Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Considering a move to Newcastle West, NSW 2303? It's a good first step to discover whether it is an ideal consideration, given your lifestyle and circumstances. The suburb profile provides the statistics on Newcastle West median property prices, market trends & demographics to help you make an informed decision about your future property purchase.

If you are making a move to Newcastle West, continue reading for a brief history lesson to learn more about the amazing lifestyle and what the suburb has to offer.

Overview Newcastle West is an inner-city suburb of Newcastle, where a portion forms a part of Newcastle's central business district. The suburb is predominantly a retail and trading district that explains its low population of 618, based on the 2016 census.

The suburbs surrounding Newcastle West are Hamilton, Wickham, Newcastle, Hamilton East, Hamilton South, and Cooks Hill.

Living in Newcastle West With a portion of the suburb forming the west end of the Newcastle CBD, there are plenty of facilities in Newcastle West, like Marketown Shopping Centre, Coles, a few fast-food restaurants and hotels.

Also found in the area are two educational facilities - Newcastle Highschool and TAFE NSW - Hamilton campus.

History of Newcastle West Newcastle West shares its history with Newcastle. Before the European settlement, it was the Awabakal and Worimi Aboriginal people groups that inhabited the area.

In September 1797, the land's first European settler, Lt. John Shortland, started to explore the area. Shortland's discovery of Newcastle was accidental as he was initially sent to search for convicts who had seized a vessel called "Cumberland".

Newcastle was originally a penal settlement and had a reputation as a "hell hole", where the most dangerous convicts were located. In the year 1822, the area began to open for farming, and free settlers began to pour in the land.

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Real Estate Newcastle West, 2303 Statistics

Newcastle West Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
Apartments / Units$261,000

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What supermarkets are there in Newcastle West? Coles, Woolworths.
What is the postal code for Newcastle West, NSW? The postcode for Newcastle West, NSW is **2303**
What restaurants are there in Newcastle West? Subo, Pinna, Chan Chan Peruvian Cantina, Aloi Thai, The Happy Wombat, Antojitos, Toto Sushi, Sunny House, NEX.
What fitness centres are there in Newcastle West? Anytime Fitness, Balance Health Clubs.
What's the size of Newcastle West? Newcastle West is 0.87 square kilometres and has a population of 99.
What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: English, Irish, Scottish, German, Chinese.
What pharmacies are there in Newcastle West? Doc’s Mega Save Chemist.
What bottle shops are there in Newcastle West? Dan Murphys.
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