Suburb Profile Report for Macarthur ACT (2904)

Macarthur House: Median price $657,500, Annual capital growth 3.93%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $565

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Macarthur has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of ACT, giving investors a capital gain of 18.47% to date .

The five-year average increase in median property values for Macarthur,2904 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 19.55% across each of those five years.

At number 39th of ACT’s most discounted properties, Macarthur is in the TOP 40% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

In the last year 24 properties changed hands in Macarthur, which puts it as the 75th most active market in ACT when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Macarthur being $657500 and the advertised rent reaching $565 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.47%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$657,500 N/A
4.12% N/A
18.47% N/A
3.93% N/A
$565 N/A
24 N/A
4.47% N/A
58.33 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1460
Median household income ($/weekly) 2737
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2200
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 178 12.2
    20-24 years 143 9.8
    35-44 years 179 12.3
    45-54 years 281 19.2
    55-64 years 228 15.6
    Others 451 30.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 637 56.6
    Not Married 412 36.6
    Defacto Relationship 76 6.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1173 81.7
    Papua New Guinea 12 0.8
    Singapore 13 0.9
    United Kingdom 96 6.7
    Other 42 2.9
    Others 99 6.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 14 1.0
    Christianity 1013 73.9
    Hinduism 10 0.7
    Islam 9 0.7
    No Religion 322 23.5
    Others 3 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 47 11.4
    $2,000-$2,499 47 11.4
    $2,500-$2,999 62 15.0
    $3,000-$3,499 64 15.5
    $4,000 or more 70 16.9
    Others 123 29.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 629 53.5
    Employed, worked part-time 250 21.3
    Not in the labour force 218 18.6
    Employed, away from work 55 4.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 23 2.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 153 16.4
    Professionals 228 24.4
    Technicians & trades workers 112 12.0
    Community & personal service workers 92 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 204 21.8
    Others 146 15.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 21 5.5
    Infants/Primary 100 26.0
    Secondary 125 32.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 45 11.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 83 21.6
    Others 10 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1407 100.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 0 0.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 251 54.1
    Fully owned 179 38.6
    Rented 34 7.3
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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