Suburb Profile Report for Ainslie ACT (2602)

Ainslie House: Median price $975,000, Annual capital growth 6.92%, Number of sales 53, Weekly median advertised rent $600

Ainslie Unit: Median price $720,000, Annual capital growth 3.71%, Number of sales 14, Weekly median advertised rent $650

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Ainslie has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of ACT, giving investors a capital gain of 6.21% to date .

While Ainslie,2602 ranked number 39th in ACT for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 3rd over the last 5 years.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Ainslie should be aiming for at least -21.54% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Situated 2.73km from the CBD, Ainslie is one of Unincorporated ACT localities in the postcode 2602.

With a capital gain of 14.29% for the last 12 months, Ainslie, 2602 has performed for property investments than its average annual 3.71% property growth over the last 5 years.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Ainslie,2602 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 11.33% across each of those five years.

Ainslie is 49th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in ACT with a 4.69% return

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A combination of factors makes Ainslie a desirable suburb, such as shops, cafes and restaurants all being within walking distance. The suburb is bordered by Canberra Nature Park and Mount Ainslie to the east. Combine this with its parks, heritage buildings, proximity to the city and village atmosphere and you’ve got one of Canberra’s most sought after suburbs.

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A combination of factors makes Ainslie a desirable suburb, such as shops, cafes and restaurants all being within walking distance. The suburb is bordered by Canberra Nature Park and Mount Ainslie to the east. Combine this with its parks, heritage buildings, proximity to the city and village atmosphere and you’ve got one of Canberra’s most sought after suburbs.

The rental market in Ainslie is super tight, with SQM Research recording monthly vacancy rates that have been consistently below 1% for the past five years. Renters make up just over a third of the suburb’s population base according to Census data, and SQM expects this figure to remain fairly steady over the next five years.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$975,000 $720,000
2.63% -7.69%
6.21% 14.29%
6.92% 3.71%
$600 $650
53 14
3.20% 4.69%
36.42 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5104
Median household income ($/weekly) 1877
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2400
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 558 10.9
    25-34 years 693 13.6
    35-44 years 761 14.9
    45-54 years 756 14.8
    55-64 years 572 11.2
    Others 1761 34.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1795 48.2
    Registered Married 1431 38.4
    Defacto Relationship 498 13.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3639 75.7
    Papua New Guinea 78 1.6
    United Kingdom 277 5.8
    United States of America 62 1.3
    Other 236 4.9
    Others 513 10.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 127 2.8
    Christianity 2150 47.2
    Islam 45 1.0
    Other Religious Groups 38 0.8
    No Religion 2120 46.5
    Others 79 1.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 138 7.8
    $1,500-$1,999 165 9.4
    $2,500-$2,999 207 11.7
    $3,000-$3,499 163 9.2
    $4,000 or more 267 15.1
    Others 823 46.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1650 41.4
    Not in the labour force 1295 32.5
    Employed, worked part-time 785 19.7
    Employed, away from work 170 4.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 81 2.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 504 19.4
    Professionals 1070 41.1
    Technicians & trades workers 151 5.8
    Community & personal service workers 192 7.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 383 14.7
    Others 304 11.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 75 5.7
    Infants/Primary 386 29.2
    Secondary 273 20.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 93 7.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 475 35.9
    Others 22 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4023 86.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 442 9.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 168 3.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 746 38.9
    Fully owned 570 29.7
    Being purchased 549 28.7
    Other tenure type 51 2.7
    Tenure Type
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