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Welcome to Bronte(2024)

  • Local Government Area (LGA): City of Waverley Council
  • Distance from Sydney CBD: 7km (4.1 miles)
  • Approximate size for this postcode: 2.5 km²
  • Surrounding suburbs: Tamarama(2026), Bondi(2026), Clovelly(2031), St Pauls(2031)
  • Other suburbs with same post code: Waverley
  • Total of population in this suburb in year 2011 : 6,827 people
  • Median age persons in 2011 was: 37 years old
  • Most of people in Bronte were born in Australia
  • Ancestors were mostly from: English
  • Median individual income in 2011 was: $1,069 per week
  • Median family income was: $2,703 per week
  • Median house price (2010): $1,910,000
  • Median unit price (2010): $654,000
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Bronte - Suburb Highlights
Suburb Highlights

Bronte can be found on coast just east of central Sydney. Its original name was Nelson Bay, after the Admiral. By 1836 the first land grants had occurred and the foundations for the great Bronte House had been laid.  The coastline is a dedicated nature reserve, and the surf is one of the safest and finest on the southern side of Sydney harbour.

Bronte is a typical Sydney beachside residential suburb. The local styles from semi detached houses dating from the earlier part of this century, the California bungalows from between the wars, through to substantial houses and contemporary apartments.

Bronte does breakfast and lunch delightfully Along the beachfront is strip of cafes that will keep you well fed. At night join the locals at the Bronte Inn or RSL, or a quick drive to Coogee or Randwick with their excellent range of friendly local restaurants.

Bronte is 7km east of the CBD, with plenty of STA buses direct to the city.  Access for train services is available from Bondi Junction.

Bronte Public School, Clovelly Public School, and Brontesaurus Preschool are located in the suburb, with numerous State and Church schools in nearby suburbs.

The demographics information are compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2011 Census). Copyright in ABS Data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.