Colyton is located 43 kilometres west of the Sydney CBD in the local government area of Penrith City Council. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $643,000 with 67.4% of homes being owner occupied.

The size of Colyton is approximately 3.4 square kilometres. It has 9 parks covering nearly 3.4% of the total area. The population of Colyton,  recorded from the 2016 Census was 8,449.  The predominant age group in Colyton is 30-39 years old. Households in Colyton are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, the majority of people in Colyton work in a clerical occupation.

Median Property Sales Price
Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2016 Year 2017 Year 2018
Period Median Price Median Price Median Price Median Price Median Price
January $370,000 $427,500 $545,000 $571,250 $645,000
February $380,000 $437,000 $546,250 $585,000 $643,000
March $385,000 $455,000 $550,000 $595,000 n/a
April $388,600 $465,000 $550,000 $607,500 n/a
May $395,000 $475,000 $548,125 $614,000 n/a
June $400,000 $481,750 $550,000 $616,000 n/a
July $405,000 $491,000 $555,000 $630,000 n/a
August $410,000 $510,000 $557,500 $632,500 n/a
September $412,000 $517,100 $556,750 $640,000 n/a
October $415,000 $530,000 $560,000 $641,000 n/a
November $420,450 $540,000 $565,000 $640,000 n/a
December $425,000 $540,000 $570,000 $640,000 n/a

 

Household Structure
46.3% Couples with Children living at home , 28.9% Couples with no children living at home, 22.9% Single Parents, 0.9% Other.

Household Occupancy

39.8% Purchaser with Mortgage, 28.9% Renting, 27.6% Owns Outright,  3.8% Other

 

Average Household Income
Income Range Colyton % Penrith %
0-15.6K 3.5 3.1
15.6-33.8K 11.3 10.8
33.8-52K 15.6 11.9
52-78K 16.6 15.4
78-130K 25.3 26
130-182K 10.7 13.7
182K+ 5.1 9.8

 

Colyton is the easternmost suburb of the City of Penrith. Its boundaries are Ropes Creek, the Great Western Highway, Marsden Road and the M4 Western Motorway. Colyton is one of the older suburbs in the St Marys area with homes on large blocks of land – primarily 1/4 acre and 1/3 acre blocks. Colyton is named after Colyton in Devon, England, which had been the home town of the wife of William Cox Junior, son of the famous builder of the road across the Blue Mountains, also named William.

69.6% of residents were born in Australia. The most common other countries of birth were England 2.6%, Philippines 2.5% and Fiji 2.3%. The most common occupations in Colyton included Clerical and Administrative Workers 19.1% and Machinery Operators And Drivers 14.5%.

 

Report Created May 2018

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