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Fairfield City Council, NSW

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The Fairfield City Council is a local government area located in the western suburbs of Sydney in the state of New South Wales. The Fairfield property market is diverse, with a variety of properties available at different price points.

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The City of Fairfield has a 102-square-kilometre area (39 sq mi). The Mayor of the City of Fairfield is Cr. Frank Carbone, the city’s first independently elected mayor. Fairfield is regarded as one of Australia’s most ethnically diversified neighbourhoods.

At the 2016 census, the percentage of people claiming Vietnamese and Assyrian ancestry in the Fairfield local government area was more than sixteen times the national average. The neighbourhood was linguistically varied, with homes speaking Vietnamese, Arabic, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, or Cantonese at rates ranging from two to seventeen times the national norm.

The Fairfield economy is based largely on manufacturing, transport, and services sectors. It is also home to a large number of warehouses and distribution centres. The transport sector is dominated by the road, rail, and maritime industries. While the services sector is made up of a wide range of businesses, including healthcare, education, and retail.

Technicians and trades workers account for 15.0 % of all jobs in Fairfield, followed by labourers (14.8 %), clerical and administrative workers (14.0 %), professionals (13.8 %), and machinery operators and drivers (12.2%). In Fairfield, the typical weekly personal income for adults aged 15 and older is $439.

The LGA is well serviced by public transport, making it convenient for those who need to commute into Sydney.

There are many affordable family homes, as well as apartments and units for those looking for something more compact. In Fairfield, 72.1 % of occupied private residences are detached houses, 12.9 % are semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and similar structures, 13.7 % are flats or apartments, and 0.8 % are other housing. The majority of properties are older, with a median age of around 36 years.

The market is moderately liquid, with a historical median days on market of 36 days. This indicates that properties are typically selling quickly, but there is still some room for negotiation.

Discover the latest price trends for Fairfield suburbs with the help of interactive dashboard on this page.

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Property Market Snapshot

This page provides an overview of the LGA real estate market. The data in this snapshot illustrates typical price, median rent and gross yield metrics for this council area. You are able to drill down to suburb-level data and charts which visualise these 3 key metrics as well as other important indicators in the dashboard section that follows.

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How was this calculated? Typical Price is a continuous metric calculated via a process called data fitting. Median Rent is weekly advertised rent based on rentals over the preceding 12 months. Gross Yield is Median Rent x 52 x 100 / Typical Price. To discover additional information, click the “i” icon in the top left corner of each graph or visit the Data Dictionary page.

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Property Market in Fairfield City Council, NSW

What other property markets are there near Fairfield City Council, NSW?

Fairfield City Council, NSW is surrounded by 5 other council areas – Liverpool, Blacktown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Penrith.

How many people live in Fairfield City Council, NSW?

There are approximately 199000 people living in roughly 63000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 3.3.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in Fairfield City Council, NSW?

Notable infrastructure projects include Aquatopia Water Park Wave Pool, Fairfield Showground Redevelopment, Deerbush Park, Smithfield Road Upgrade,Hughes Street Car Park, New Fairfield Library and Fairfield HQ, Koonoona Park Construction.

What major retailers are there in Fairfield City Council, NSW?

The main retail centres are Fairfield Forum, Fashion Fame, Dutton Plaza, Stockland Wetherill Park Shopping Centre, Edensor Park Plaza.

What is the main industry in Fairfield City Council, NSW?

Such sectors as Manufacturing, Construction, Retail Trade, Health Care and Social Assistance, Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Accommodation and Food Services make up the largest part of the employment.

What are the dominant demographic groups in Fairfield City Council, NSW?

Among approximately 199000 people in Fairfield City Council males and females make roughly 49% and 51% respectively. The median age of people is 36 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 19% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 14%.

How is unemployment rate trending in Fairfield City Council, NSW?

Among approximately 80000 people employed, roughly 56% work full-time, 28% work part-time, and an estimated 11% are unemployed.

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