A whopping third of Westmead is made up of hospitals and educational facilities.
Work in these industries? In Westmead you're set!
The size of Westmead is approximately 3 square kilometres. It has 4 parks which cover nearly 1% of that area. The population of Westmead in 2006 was 11,361. By 2011 the population 14,162 showing a population growth of 24% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Westmead is 25-34 years. Households in Westmead are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1,800-$2,400 per month on mortgage payments. In general, people in Westmead work in a Professional occupation. In 2006 34.1% of homes were owner occupied, compared with 36% in 2011. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $788,050. (Source RP Data)
Westmead is primarily about the hospitals, but it's facilities certainly don't end there. The suburb is also home to a number of education campuses - The University of Western Sydney, as well as a number of primary and secondary schools of both the public and private variety. Surrounding these are casual eateries, health specialists as well as several churches.
If it's major public infrastructure you're after, Westmead has you covered with not only hospitals and education campuses, but a local shopping centre (COLES) which is situated near Westmead Private Hospital. Westmead is easily accessed by the M4 Motorway, Great Western Highway or by train (Westmead Station is 30 minutes from Sydney Central).
This combination of health and education services, day to day amenities and it's close proximity to the major Parramatta CBD, shows this postcode is all about convenient living...