Suburb Profile Report for Dickson ACT (2602)

Dickson House: Median price $743,000, Annual capital growth 7.04%, Number of sales 38, Weekly median advertised rent $495

Dickson Unit: Median price $375,000, Annual capital growth 2.14%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $365

  • House
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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Dickson, 2602 ranked 36th in ACT when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Dickson is one of 126 in our list for ACT

While Dickson,2602 ranked number 19th in ACT for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 25th over the last 5 years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -13.33% to buyers in Dickson at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of ACT.

In the last year 38 properties changed hands in Dickson, which puts it as the 49th most active market in ACT when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Property investors should expect to get $495 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Property value increases in Dickson have tracked just lower than the ACT average of -0.95% over the last 12 months.

Comparing Dickson,2602 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.20% to buyers in Dickson at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of ACT.

Using the current median advertised rental of $365 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 2.14%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.06%

HOUSE UNIT
$743,000 $375,000
2.86% -1.45%
6.60% -6.02%
7.04% 2.14%
$495 $365
38 25
3.46% 5.06%
64.5 103

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2138
Median household income ($/weekly) 1650
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2050
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 198 9.3
    20-24 years 272 12.7
    25-34 years 482 22.5
    35-44 years 288 13.5
    45-54 years 250 11.7
    Others 649 30.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 832 51.1
    Registered Married 533 32.7
    Defacto Relationship 264 16.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1452 71.0
    Croatia 86 4.2
    Papua New Guinea 29 1.4
    United Kingdom 91 4.5
    Other 126 6.2
    Others 260 12.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 93 4.8
    Christianity 917 47.8
    Hinduism 16 0.8
    Islam 51 2.7
    No Religion 824 42.9
    Others 19 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 62 8.0
    $1,000-$1,249 63 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 103 13.3
    $2,000-$2,499 90 11.6
    $2,500-$2,999 85 11.0
    Others 373 48.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 774 44.4
    Not in the labour force 528 30.3
    Employed, worked part-time 325 18.6
    Employed, away from work 70 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 47 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 168 14.4
    Professionals 441 37.7
    Technicians & trades workers 108 9.2
    Community & personal service workers 109 9.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 197 16.8
    Others 147 12.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 27 4.4
    Infants/Primary 129 21.2
    Secondary 95 15.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 54 8.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 289 47.5
    Others 15 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1233 62.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 463 23.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 287 14.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 410 48.2
    Fully owned 227 26.7
    Being purchased 207 24.4
    Other tenure type 6 0.7
    Tenure Type
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