Suburb Profile Report for Curtin ACT (2605)

Curtin House: Median price $852,000, Annual capital growth 5.47%, Number of sales 87, Weekly median advertised rent $580

Curtin Unit: Median price $320,000, Annual capital growth 4.87%, Number of sales 21, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Curtin, 2605 should be relatively pleased with this ACT suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 10.29%

Over the longer term, Curtin has seen property prices show investors a 25.29% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Property buyers and investors in Curtin 2605 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -13.46% . This means that Curtin is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in ACT.

Advertised rents are around the $580 mark per week – giving a return of 3.54% based on the median price in Suburb

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Curtin, 2605 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this ACT suburb was -37.56%.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Curtin,2605 has racked up an average of -37.56% over the period. This ranks it number 1230th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$852,000 $320,000
0.83% -22.52%
10.29% -37.56%
5.47% 4.87%
$580 $350
87 21
3.54% 5.69%
69.62 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5175
Median household income ($/weekly) 2020
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2126
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 682 13.2
    25-34 years 534 10.3
    35-44 years 735 14.2
    45-54 years 829 16.0
    55-64 years 569 11.0
    Others 1825 35.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1962 51.8
    Not Married 1492 39.4
    Defacto Relationship 333 8.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3888 77.1
    Indonesia 77 1.5
    Papua New Guinea 66 1.3
    United Kingdom 334 6.6
    Other 203 4.0
    Others 477 9.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 76 1.6
    Christianity 2900 60.3
    Hinduism 58 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 55 1.1
    No Religion 1661 34.6
    Others 57 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 186 10.5
    $2,000-$2,499 150 8.4
    $2,500-$2,999 221 12.4
    $3,000-$3,499 161 9.1
    $4,000 or more 258 14.5
    Others 802 45.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1757 43.0
    Not in the labour force 1318 32.3
    Employed, worked part-time 771 18.9
    Employed, away from work 156 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 82 2.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 517 19.3
    Professionals 1018 38.0
    Technicians & trades workers 187 7.0
    Community & personal service workers 211 7.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 439 16.4
    Others 307 11.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 65 4.8
    Infants/Primary 460 34.1
    Secondary 383 28.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 94 7.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 313 23.2
    Others 32 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4287 88.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 385 8.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 155 3.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 804 41.2
    Being purchased 625 32.0
    Rented 520 26.6
    Other tenure type 3 0.2
    Tenure Type
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