Suburb Profile Report for Lyons ACT (2606)

Lyons House: Median price $758,000, Annual capital growth 6.55%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $490

Lyons Unit: Median price $379,000, Annual capital growth 8.10%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $345

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Lyons has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of ACT, giving investors a capital gain of 13.56% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Lyons has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Situated 8.54km from the CBD, Lyons is one of Unincorporated ACT localities in the postcode 2606.

Property investors who have had real estate in Lyons, 2606 should be unhappy with this ACT suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -15.78%

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Lyons has given property investors a paper return of -4.77%. This puts Suburb as 62 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in ACT

Property investors looking for a bargain in Lyons should be aiming for at least -3.99% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Property investors should expect to get $345 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$758,000 $379,000
7.50% -4.77%
13.56% -15.78%
6.55% 8.10%
$490 $345
35 35
3.36% 4.73%
46.41 79.23

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2735
Median household income ($/weekly) 1379
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1842
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 284 10.4
    25-34 years 478 17.5
    35-44 years 396 14.5
    45-54 years 366 13.4
    65-74 years 260 9.5
    Others 949 34.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1015 49.1
    Registered Married 872 42.1
    Defacto Relationship 182 8.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1715 66.1
    Croatia 57 2.2
    Indonesia 137 5.3
    United Kingdom 133 5.1
    Other 220 8.5
    Others 331 12.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 79 3.2
    Christianity 1397 57.0
    Hinduism 127 5.2
    Islam 69 2.8
    No Religion 732 29.9
    Others 47 1.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 92 8.8
    $800-$999 86 8.2
    $1,250-$1,499 88 8.4
    $1,500-$1,999 126 12.1
    $2,500-$2,999 103 9.9
    Others 548 52.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 908 41.9
    Not in the labour force 721 33.3
    Employed, worked part-time 391 18.0
    Employed, away from work 92 4.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 56 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 172 12.4
    Professionals 417 30.0
    Technicians & trades workers 157 11.3
    Community & personal service workers 148 10.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 260 18.7
    Others 237 17.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 31 5.0
    Infants/Primary 180 29.1
    Secondary 141 22.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 86 13.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 163 26.4
    Others 17 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1812 71.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 567 22.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 164 6.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 518 46.3
    Fully owned 328 29.3
    Being purchased 267 23.9
    Other tenure type 6 0.5
    Tenure Type
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