Suburb Profile Report for Dickson ACT (2602)

Dickson House: Median price $765,000, Annual capital growth 6.64%, Number of sales 37, Weekly median advertised rent $500

Dickson Unit: Median price $366,250, Annual capital growth 2.31%, Number of sales 32, Weekly median advertised rent $370

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Dickson has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 7.75%

While Dickson,2602 ranked number 60th in ACT for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 38th over the last 5 years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Dickson are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -7.54% below the asking price at the moment.

With the median price for a house in Dickson being $765000 and the advertised rent reaching $500 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.40%

Over the last year, property investments in Dickson, 2602 have given investors a capital gain of -2.85%. This compares badly with the 0.57% for ACT as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Dickson comes in at number 56th in ACT.

Vendor discounting in Dickson is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.24%. This puts suburb at number 21th in ACT when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Property investors should expect to get $370 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$765,000 $366,250
0.33% -1.28%
7.75% -2.85%
6.64% 2.31%
$500 $370
37 32
3.40% 5.25%
26.35 78.18

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Above average (H)
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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
Census 2011, ABS
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