Suburb Profile Report for Darlinghurst NSW (2010)

Darlinghurst House: Median price $1,900,000, Annual capital growth 11.19%, Number of sales 72, Weekly median advertised rent $878

Darlinghurst Unit: Median price $902,500, Annual capital growth 9.31%, Number of sales 306, Weekly median advertised rent $600

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Darlinghurst, 2010 should be relatively pleased with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 11.76%

Darlinghurst,2010 was ranked 2573 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Darlinghurst should be aiming for at least -7.19% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

At number 502 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Darlinghurst is in the TOP 20% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 49.52 for properties listed there.

Advertised rents are around the $877.5 mark per week – giving a return of 2.40% based on the median price in Suburb

Darlinghurst has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 10.06% to date .

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Darlinghurst comes in at number 411th in NSW.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Darlinghurst is offering property investors an average of -4.41. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 17th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Darlinghurst the average time real estate has been on the market is 55.94 days.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,900,000 $902,500
0.00% 2.56%
11.76% 10.06%
11.19% 9.31%
$878 $600
72 306
2.40% 3.46%
49.52 55.94

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 10060
Median household income ($/weekly) 1840
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2643
Average household size 1.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 827 8.2
    25-34 years 3755 37.3
    35-44 years 2011 20.0
    45-54 years 1314 13.1
    55-64 years 893 8.9
    Others 1261 12.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 4195 56.2
    Defacto Relationship 1913 25.6
    Registered Married 1355 18.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4748 54.8
    Papua New Guinea 490 5.7
    Thailand 182 2.1
    United Kingdom 820 9.5
    Other 795 9.2
    Others 1628 18.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 422 5.1
    Christianity 3711 44.9
    Hinduism 165 2.0
    Judaism 173 2.1
    No Religion 3644 44.1
    Others 155 1.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 329 7.5
    $1,250-$1,499 324 7.4
    $1,500-$1,999 543 12.4
    $2,500-$2,999 818 18.7
    $4,000 or more 446 10.2
    Others 1920 43.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4975 59.8
    Not in the labour force 1405 16.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1318 15.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 346 4.2
    Employed, away from work 269 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1158 17.6
    Professionals 2773 42.3
    Community & personal service workers 583 8.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 726 11.1
    Sales 486 7.4
    Others 837 12.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 111 7.6
    Secondary 81 5.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 248 17.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 789 54.0
    Other type of educational institution 202 13.8
    Others 30 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 5516 69.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2151 27.0
    Separate house 248 3.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 57 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2848 61.2
    Being purchased 1083 23.3
    Fully owned 705 15.2
    Other tenure type 16 0.3
    Tenure Type
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