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Ashfield is an inner-west suburb of Sydney. It is located about 9 kilometres south-west of the CBD, in the local government area of Ashfield Council.
Getting there and getting around
Ashfield Station is on the Airport, Inner West and South Line of the Sydney Trains Network. The area is serviced by a number of bus routes including the 462, 464 and 466 routes of the Sydney Buses network.
Lifestyle and population
Ashfield is a vibrant suburb with a mix of commercial and residential areas along with many recreational and cultural activities and events. The area has a number of parks including Ashfield Park, Albert Parade Reserve and Pratten Park – which is the location of the council’s Artist in Residence Program at Thirning Villa. Of note is the Carnival of Cultures, a yearly community event that celebrates the great diversity of cultural backgrounds that residents in Ashfield have.
With a population of just over 22,000, the suburb is well known for this cultural diversity. About 41% of Ashfield residents were born in Australia. Significant other countries of birth include China (15%) and India (6%). Just under 35% of households are occupied by families with children. Couples without children represent about 28%, sole occupancy households just over 13% and group households about 9.5%.
Property trends and opportunities
Nearly 46% of Ashfield residents are renting. This figure is particular significant in that the area has a very high percentage of private dwellings being flats and apartments. About 24% of residents own their homes outright, with just over 26% in the process of purchasing.
Median House Price $1,300,000
Median House Rental Price $650 pw
Average House time on market 70 days
Median Unit Price $606,000
Median Unit Rental Price $450 pw
Average Unit time on market 53 days
*Note: Data accurate at time of update. Last update – June 2013