Whether buying, renting or investing in Speers Point, NSW 2284, it's an excellent first step to know if the area is a good fit for you based on factors such as proximity to schools etc. The Homes.com.au suburb profile aims to give you a better understanding of Speers Point property prices, market trends & demographics so we can help you make an intelligent decision about your next home or investment.
If you're considering a move to Speers Point, have a little read of our historical overview to discover the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Speers Point is a suburb that belongs to the Greater Newcastle region of New South Wales. It is part of the City of Lake Macquarie local government area and is also the LGA’s council seat. It is situated approximately 17 km west-southwest of Newcastle and 143 km north of Sydney.
Speers Point is surrounded by neighbouring suburbs such as Teralba, Boolaroo, Macquarie Hills, and Warners Bay. Lake Macquarie also borders it to the south and southwest.
Living in Speers Point Speers Point is a leafy suburb that has an oceanic climate all year round. Its climate is comparable to Canberra and Melbourne, with an annual average temperature of 21.8 (high) and 14.2 (low). The majority of the population lives on private housing estates, and only 2% live on public housing. The tenancy rate among the population is at 25%. Coal mining was the early source of industry in the suburb, but the mining industry is no longer existent today. Private cars serve as the primary mode of transport among its residents – this is true for nearly 75% of its population, which is higher than the regional average.
History of Speers Point The earliest settlement in Speers Point was in 1828, and it was used for coal mining in 1843. It was established as a suburb in 1870.
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