Suburb Profile Report for Lyons ACT (2606)

Lyons House: Median price $766,000, Annual capital growth 5.13%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Lyons Unit: Median price $272,500, Annual capital growth 5.92%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Lyons, 2606 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this ACT suburb was 11.82%.

Across a shorter period, Lyons, 2606 has seen a median price increase of -3.04% over the last quarter.

At number 1708 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Lyons is just in the top half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 70.25 for properties listed there.

A $480 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.26%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 5.13%.

Over the last year, property investments in Lyons, 2606 have given investors a capital gain of -37.36%. This compares very badly with the 2.59% for ACT as a whole.

Lyons,2606 has offered an average of -37.36% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Lyons2606 is located in ACT which offers an average discount of -3.76% to property investors. Lyons itself is showing figures that indicate -4.40% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.00 sales per month, which equates to 24 per year.

The ACT suburb of Lyons, 2606 is in the Unincorporated ACT local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$766,000 $272,500
-3.04% -0.91%
11.82% -37.36%
5.13% 5.92%
$480 $330
34 24
3.26% 6.30%
70.25 97.22

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Good (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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