Wollongong NSW, 2500

Wollongong Real Estate: Suburb Profile

Considering a move to Wollongong, NSW 2500? It's crucial to evaluate if it is a serious contender for your next home. The Homes.com.au suburb profile informs you with unique data about Wollongong median property prices, market trends & demographics so we can equip you in making the best decision on your future purchase.

If you are new to Wollongong, continue reading for a brief history lesson to discover more about the amazing lifestyle and what makes this suburb so popular.

Overview As informally addressed, Wollongong, or "The Gong," is located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales. The coastal strip of The Gong lies between the Illawarra Escarpment and the Pacific Ocean about 68 kilometres south of central Sydney. Wollongong has around urban population of 307,477 as per the data collected in the year 2021. With this, Wollongong is considered the third-largest city in New South Wales by population.

Living in Wollongong Wollongong is famous for its business industry that processes with large equipment and facilities and the quality of its physical setting. Wollongong is also notable for its long history regarding coal mining and industry. This suburb also showcases a university that has around 38,000 students.

History of Wollongong The Aboriginal word "Wollongong" can have different translations such as "seas of the South,' "great feast of fish," "hard ground near water," "song of the sea," "sound of the waves," "many snakes," and "five islands." The area was initially inhabited by the Dharawal (alternatively spelled as Turuwal, Tharawal) Indigenous Australians. George Bass and Matthew Flinders were the first Europeans to visit, who landed at Lake Illawarra in 1796. In addition to this, during the early nineteenth century, the first settlers of Wollongong were cedar cutters. In the year 1812, graziers followed.

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Real Estate Wollongong, 2500 Statistics

34yrs

Wollongong
Median Age

Demographic data provided by ABS 2016

Wollongong Median Property Price

Total properties sold in the last 12 months
House$941,000
Apartments / Units$615,000
Townhouses$95,000

Properties in Wollongong NSW, 2500

Illawarra Hospital SchoolNovo Education SpaceSmiths Hill High SchoolSt Mary Star of the Sea CollegeWollongong West Tafe CollegeGrandma Rosie's Childcare Centre - WollongongECTARC Keiraview Early Education and Care ServiceKenny Street Community Preschool 0-5Shining Stars Early Learning CentreECTARC Smith Street Early Education and Care ServiceStewart Street Community Preschool 0-5UOW Pulse Children's Services - Kids Uni CBDWollongong City Community PreschoolPoka Dot Kids Early Learning Centre WollongongWollongong Cottage KindergartenFun Club @ Wollongong EastOxford Multicultural ChildcareThe Grove Academy - WollongongWollongong Public School

Agents in Wollongong NSW, 2500

Sale By Home Owner
S
Sale By Home Owner

Sale by home owner

Australian Home Partners
1
Australian Home Partners

1 Sell My Own Place

Right Choice Real Estate
A
Right Choice Real Estate

Anthony King

Ray White Campbelltown
Property Agent Ibrahim Merjan
Ray White Campbelltown

Ibrahim Merjan

Sales representative
Belle Property Illawarra
Property Agent Darren Kay
Belle Property Illawarra

Darren Kay

Sales representative
No Agent Property
N
No Agent Property

No Agent Property - NSW

PRD Dapto
C
PRD Dapto

Cliff McGrath

Molenaar + McNeice
Property Agent Troy McNeice
Molenaar + McNeice

Troy McNeice

Sales representative
Global RE Pty Ltd
(
Global RE Pty Ltd

(Deric) Truong Sanh Ly

Domain Illawarra Real Estate
Property Agent Ali Yagmur
Domain Illawarra Real Estate

Ali Yagmur

Sales representative

Agencies in Wollongong NSW, 2500

For Sale by Owner

For Sale by Owner

Balaclava

Suite 3,19 Suite 1 19 William Street, Balaclava VIC
No Agent Property

No Agent Property

Brighton East

Suite 1a, 608 Hawthorn Road, Brighton East VIC
Right Choice Real Estate

Right Choice Real Estate

Albion Park

122B Tongarra Road, Albion Park NSW
Urban Land Housing

Urban Land Housing

Bella Vista

514/5 Celebration Drive, Bella Vista NSW
Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Triple One Group Pty Ltd

Brisbane

Suite 626 12B / 198 Adelaide Street, Brisbane QLD
One Agency Elite Property Group

One Agency Elite Property Group

Albion Park

Shop 13, Albion Park Village Shopping Centre, Cnr Terry St & Tongarra Rd, Albion Park NSW
Strathfield Partners

Strathfield Partners

Strathfield

8 Churchill Ave, Strathfield NSW
Molenaar + McNeice

Molenaar + McNeice

Bulli

3, Woolworths Building 273 Princes Highway, Bulli NSW
Belle Property Illawarra

Belle Property Illawarra

Wollongong

46 Harbour Street, Wollongong NSW
McLaren Real Estate

McLaren Real Estate

Narellan

Suite 8 & 9 338 Camden Valley Way, Narellan NSW

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Surrounding Suburbs

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What department stores are there in Wollongong? Target, David Jones.
What restaurants are there in Wollongong? Aqua, Caveau, Lorenzo's, Nam, Amigos, Villa d'Oro, North Beach Pavilion, Centro CBD, Samaras, Top Choice, An Chut Chut, Bavarian, Food World, Miss Lee's, Bombora, Harbourfront, Guzman y Gomez, Little Vietnam, Rippongi Japanese Restaurant, Bombora Seafood Restaurant, Ciao Cucina, Manjit's, Illawarra Master Builders Club, Balinese Spice Magic, Lupa Woodfired Pizza.
Are there any DIY stores in Wollongong? Bunnings Warehouse.
What pharmacies are there in Wollongong? Hospital Hill Pharmacy, Chemist Warehouse.
What's the size of Wollongong? Wollongong is 5.81 square kilometres and has a population of 3935.
What's the postcode for Wollongong, NSW? The postcode for Wollongong, NSW is **2500**
What are the most common nationalities? The five most common nationalities of residents are: English, Irish, Scottish, Chinese, Italian.
What supermarkets are there in Wollongong? Coles, Wan Long Oriental Supermarket, Woolworths, Aldi.
What fitness centres are there in Wollongong? Younga Yoga Studio.
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