Suburb Profiles

The suburb of Shellharbour is located in the Local Government area of Shellharbour and covers an area of approximately 2.5 Sq Km.

The surrounding suburbs include Barrack Point, Blackbutt and Shell Cove.

In 2006, the population of Shellharbour was 3,683 people, with the main age group being people between 40 and 49 years of age.

The largest segment of the population are Full Time, in general those in employment work as Technicians and Trades people with most people traveling to work by driving a car.

There are approximately 1,249 dwellings, with the majority of these (77%) being house. 40% of properties in the area are fully owned, with 31% of the properties being purchased and 73% being owner occupied.

Married people account for 78% of the population and households in Shellharbour are mainly Couples with no children.

There are 12 Parks, 4 Child Care Centres and 2 Primary Schools.

Local Amenities include 2 Clubs, a Post Office and 4 Churches of different denominations.

Currently, the median sale price of Houses, Units and Vacant Land in Shellharbour is $442,369 compared to $344,991 for the Local Government Area of Shellharbour.


Annual Sales – Last 10 Years And Year To Date


Age Of Population


Dwelling Structure


Home Ownership