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Tempe is an inner western suburb of Sydney. Located 9 kilometres south of the CBD, the suburb is in the local government area of the Marrickville Council. The suburb is on the northern banks of the Cooks River.

Getting there and getting around

Tempe Station is on the Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra Line of the Sydney Trains Network. Many buses service the area including the 422 and the 425 routes of Sydney Buses.

Lifestyle and population

Tempe has an active commercial area and main shopping strip located on the Princes Highway. The area has a rich history and gets its name from the beautiful Tempe House, built in 1836 and now listed with the Heritage Council of New South Wales. The suburb has a number of parks and recreational areas including Tempe Recreational Reserve.

About 58% of residents were born in Australia with significant other countries of birth including Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (3.8%), Vietnam (2.8%), Greece (2.6%) and Philippines (2.5%). Just over 40% of households are occupied by couples with children. Couples without children represent about 24% and sole occupancy households just over 10%.

Property trends and opportunities

About 31% of residents own their homes outright, with nearly 42% in the process of buying and about 23% renting.

Median House Price            $920,000
Median House Rental Price        $620 pw
Average House time on market        54

Median Unit Price            $890,000
Median Unit Rental Price        $800 pw
Average Unit time on market        NA

*Note: Data accurate at time of update. Last update – June 2013