75,484 (ABS 2016-17)
Distance from Sydney 527kms in a northerly direction.
Summer temperatures average 28.3° to 19.2°and winters 17.3° to 4.2°. The mean annual rainfall is 1484mm. (BOM data)
The median price for a three bedroom house in Coffs Harbour is $480,000. To rent the same property, the median price is $400.00 per week.
By far the largest employment sector in Coffs Harbour is health care and social assistance. This sector is followed by retail trade, construction, education and training, accommodation and food services and professional, scientific and technical services.
The Coffs Harbour region is a large centre where the city of Coffs Harbour dominates. There are many other towns including Woolgoolga, Toormina, Boambee, Sawmill and Moonee Beach. The area is picturesque and incorporates areas close to the sea and the opportunity for spending time at more than 15 beaches.
Locals and visitors are spoilt for choice in the multiplicity of events on in the region. There are markets of every type held very regularly together with the Coffs Triathlon in March, Sawmill Chilli Festival in July, Coffs Antique Fair in August, Curry Fest in September and many more.
Sport is a major economic driver for the community and the Stadium is the mainstay of sport with activities such as athletics and all types of football. There are also opportunities for badminton, basketball, BMX, bowls, boxing, cricket, croquet, cycling, dance, dragon boating, equestrian, fencing, fishing, golf, hockey, judo, netball, sailing, surf lifesaving, swimming, ten pin bowling, tennis and more.
A great variety of options are available in the education sector in the region. For pre-schoolers there are choices from pre-schools, long day care, after school care and vacation care. There are numerous primary schools being public, Catholic, Christian, Steiner and Bible church Schools. Similarly high schools are available covering State, Anglican and Catholic. At the tertiary level, Coffs Harbour is well served by a branch of North Coast TAFE and a campus of the Southern Cross University.
Coffs Harbour is recognised as a regional centre for health care with a 292 bed public hospital with the appropriate number of specialists, emergency department and all the usual services provided by a major regional hospital. There is also an 80 bed private hospital. There are also a large number of General Practitioners and allied health practitioners covering everything from audiology to speech pathology. Additionally access is available to a full range of alternative medicines.
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Housing Data: Sourced from www.realestate.com.au current as at 7/18.
Careers Data: Sourced from ABS.
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