Suburb Profile Report for Dickson ACT (2602)

Dickson House: Median price $765,000, Annual capital growth 5.80%, Number of sales 38, Weekly median advertised rent $530

Dickson Unit: Median price $470,000, Annual capital growth 4.70%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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

Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 2.96% for the last 12 months, Dickson, 2602 has performed for property investments than its average annual 5.80% property growth over the last 5 years.

Vendor discounting in Dickson is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -1.74%. This puts suburb at number 55th in ACT when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Residents and property investors in Dickson have been waiting around 19.5 days to sell a property.

A $530 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.60%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 5.80%.

Dickson has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of ACT, giving investors a capital gain of 25.33% to date .

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

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Dickson are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.82% below the asking price at the moment.

Situated 2.47km from the CBD, Dickson is one of Unincorporated ACT localities in the postcode 2602.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$765,000 $470,000
N/A 15.54%
2.96% 25.33%
5.80% 4.70%
$530 $380
38 25
3.60% 4.20%
19.5 94.64

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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