Waratah West

Newcastle - NSW 2298

Waratah West is a suburb located in the city of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. It is situated approximately 6 kilometers northwest of the Newcastle central business district. The postcode for Waratah West is 2298. Waratah West is primarily a residential suburb with a mix of housing types, including detached houses, townhouses, and apartments. The suburb offers convenient access to amenities and services, including schools, shopping centers, parks, and public transportation.

Key Demographics of Waratah West



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Median Rental Return of Houses

$550 per week

Median Rental Return of Units & Apartments

$455 per week

Is Waratah West NSW a good suburb?

The exact establishment date of Waratah West is not readily available. However, the broader area of Waratah, which includes Waratah West, has a rich history. Waratah was originally established in the mid-19th century as a mining town, with coal mining being a significant industry in the area. Over the years, the suburb has evolved and transformed into a residential area with various amenities and services. Today, Waratah West provides a suburban lifestyle close to the amenities and employment opportunities of Newcastle. It is a well-established and sought-after suburb known for its community spirit and convenient location.

Schools near Waratah West

Waratah West has school within its boundaries. Waratah West Public School is a Coeducation primary school, serving years K-6.

Waratah West Properties For Rent

We have a number of properties available for rent in the Waratah West area or surrounding suburbs. 

FAQs About Living in Waratah West NSW

Waratah West is located within the local government area (LGA) of the City of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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