DemographicsShellharbour is approximately 2.48 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Shellharbour was 3561. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Shellharbour are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionShellharbour (also known as Shellharbour Village) is a suburb located in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. It also gives its name to the local government area, City of Shellharbour. Shellharbour is centred on the small recreational harbour named Shell Harbour. It has two main beaches, Shellharbour Beach, which runs to Barrack Point and Shellharbour South Beach, which runs toward Bass Point. Shellharbour is undergoing extensive development with the construction of many new retail outlets and home-units. The main street is Addison Street, with many footpath cafés and shops and the Roo Theatre Company, running through the town and ending with the Ocean Beach Hotel opposite the harbour. Adjacent to the harbour is the Beverley Whitfield saltwater swimming pool and across from the Shellharbour Beach facilities is the Beverley Whitfield park, containing the Tom "Scout" Willoughby cricket oval.
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