Suburb Profile Report for Hawker ACT (2614)

Hawker House: Median price $850,000, Annual capital growth 4.03%, Number of sales 16, Weekly median advertised rent $595

Hawker Unit: Median price $427,500, Annual capital growth 5.35%, Number of sales 22, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Hawker has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of ACT, giving investors a capital gain of 6.25% to date .

Over the longer term, Hawker has seen property prices show investors a 10.39% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Hawker, 2614 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this ACT suburb was 3.51%.

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

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.05% to buyers in Hawker at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of ACT.

Residents and property investors in Hawker have been waiting around 72.93 days to sell a property.

Hawker is 52th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in ACT with a 4.62% return

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The suburb of Hawker was established in 1972. The centre piece of the suburb is the group centre where small businesses, supermarket, shops, takeaway restaurants, newsagents and a hotel are located. Hawker is a popular location for sport, and has many playing fields and established sporting centres. There are also three levels of schooling available to residents.Full summary The suburb of Hawker was established in 1972.  The centre piece of the suburb is the group centre where small businesses, supermarket, shops, takeaway restaurants, newsagents and a hotel are located.  Hawker is a popular location for sport, and has many playing fields and established sporting centres.  There are also three levels of schooling available to residents.

Selling points: 
Large range of properties from units, townhouses to large family homes on substantial blocks.  Supported by schooling at all levels
 
Most sought-after properties: Backing reserve with outlook to Brindabella’s
 
Most common properties:  4 bedroom family homes on large residential blocks
 
Top amenities: 
Three levels of schooling 
Shopping centre including restaurants

Local industry and business: 
Professional offices and Suburb shopping centre and garage
 
Recent changes: 
IGA supermarket has just been sold and is now Woolworths
 
Best streets: 
Marrakai Street, Woolner Circuit, Elsey Street
 
Public transport: 
Yes regular bus services to Belconnen and City
 
Main arteries: 
Belconnen Way, Coulter Drive, Springvale DriveClose
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$850,000 $427,500
6.92% 1.79%
6.25% 3.51%
4.03% 5.35%
$595 $380
16 22
3.64% 4.62%
N/A 72.93

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 2878
Median household income ($/weekly) 1844
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2029
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 360 12.5
    35-44 years 400 13.9
    45-54 years 369 12.8
    55-64 years 394 13.7
    65-74 years 317 11.0
    Others 1038 36.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1212 55.6
    Not Married 801 36.8
    Defacto Relationship 165 7.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2006 72.8
    Croatia 50 1.8
    Indonesia 58 2.1
    United Kingdom 182 6.6
    Other 163 5.9
    Others 296 10.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 56 2.1
    Christianity 1549 59.0
    Hinduism 60 2.3
    Islam 94 3.6
    No Religion 847 32.3
    Others 19 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 90 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 140 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 90 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 125 12.2
    $4,000 or more 119 11.6
    Others 463 45.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 941 40.9
    Not in the labour force 794 34.5
    Employed, worked part-time 407 17.7
    Employed, away from work 98 4.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 62 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 253 17.4
    Professionals 535 36.9
    Technicians & trades workers 103 7.1
    Community & personal service workers 109 7.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 243 16.7
    Others 208 14.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 28 4.1
    Infants/Primary 208 30.4
    Secondary 186 27.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 48 7.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 195 28.5
    Others 20 2.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1849 69.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 444 16.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 388 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(%)
    Fully owned 458 41.9
    Being purchased 365 33.4
    Rented 269 24.6
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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