Suburb Profile Report for Gordon ACT (2906)

Gordon House: Median price $590,000, Annual capital growth 3.45%, Number of sales 69, Weekly median advertised rent $550

Gordon Unit: Median price $399,500, Annual capital growth 2.68%, Number of sales 63, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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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 Gordon, 2906 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 5.36%.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Gordon,2906 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 16.83% across each of those five years.

Property buyers and investors in Gordon 2906 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -3.64% . This means that Gordon is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in ACT.

With the median price for a house in Gordon being $590000 and the advertised rent reaching $550 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.85%

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Gordon, 2906 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 7.97%.

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

Property investors looking for a bargain in Gordon should be aiming for at least -4.09% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Gordon is 25th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in ACT with a 5.21% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$590,000 $399,500
3.06% 4.04%
5.36% 7.97%
3.45% 2.68%
$550 $400
69 63
4.85% 5.21%
64.29 89.2

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 7763
Median household income ($/weekly) 1978
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2080
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1136 14.6
    15-19 years 717 9.2
    25-34 years 1044 13.4
    35-44 years 1218 15.7
    45-54 years 1307 16.8
    Others 2344 30.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2836 50.5
    Not Married 2139 38.1
    Defacto Relationship 646 11.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5947 80.2
    Indonesia 89 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 69 0.9
    United Kingdom 309 4.2
    Other 333 4.5
    Others 671 9.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 207 2.9
    Christianity 4869 67.9
    Hinduism 87 1.2
    Islam 148 2.1
    No Religion 1795 25.0
    Others 63 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 364 15.1
    $2,000-$2,499 345 14.3
    $2,500-$2,999 300 12.5
    $3,000-$3,499 229 9.5
    $4,000 or more 193 8.0
    Others 976 40.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3087 53.0
    Not in the labour force 1216 20.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1097 18.8
    Employed, away from work 295 5.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 131 2.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 630 14.1
    Professionals 908 20.3
    Technicians & trades workers 553 12.4
    Community & personal service workers 448 10.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 1079 24.1
    Others 856 19.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 121 5.7
    Infants/Primary 676 32.1
    Secondary 742 35.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 229 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 290 13.8
    Others 51 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6504 88.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 856 11.6
    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 1440 55.1
    Rented 594 22.7
    Fully owned 571 21.9
    Other tenure type 7 0.3
    Tenure Type
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