Suburb profile for Forster

Suburb Profile for Forster


The suburb of Forster is located in the Local Government area of Great Lakes and covers an area of approximately 32.6 Sq Km.

The surrounding suburbs include Tuncurry, Tiona and Green Point. In 2011, the population of Forster was 12,885, with the main age group being people between 60 and 69 years of age.

The largest segment of the population are Not in Labour Force, in general those in employment work as Professionals with most people travelling to work by driving a car.

There are approximately 5,378 dwellings, with the majority of these (69%) being house. 46.7% of properties in the area are fully owned, with 21.3% of the properties being purchased and 71% being owner occupied.

Married people account for 69% of the population and households in Forster are mainly Couples with no children.

There are 44 Parks, 6 Child Care Centres, 2 Primary Schools and a High School. Local Amenities include 6 Clubs, 2 Golf Courses, a Shopping Complex, a Hospital, 2 Post Offices, 4 Swimming Pools and 6 Churches of different denominations.

Currently, the median sale price of Houses, Units and Vacant Land in Forster is $378,076 compared to $364,511 for the Local Government Area of Great Lakes.

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Margaret Price is the licensee of Pacific Coast Property Network, an innovative real estate agency on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Margaret graduated from North Sydney Technical College in Film Design and TV Production. After graduating Margaret forged a successful career in the media, and with husband David Price worked on television shows like The Mike Walsh Show and drama shows like Number 96. After a brief hiatus to enjoy the privileges of motherhood, Margaret was enticed into changing careers and join a friend in a real estate company in Kurrajong on the outskirts of Sydney. The business of real estate was an instant passion and after gaining her license at the University of Western Sydney decided to make the ultimate sea change and relocated to Forster on the Mid North Coast. The years of media and business training have been invaluable and Margaret Price Real Estate is now one of the most innovative real estate agencies on the coast.
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