Suburb Profile Report for Surry Hills NSW (2010)

Surry Hills House: Median price $1,435,000, Annual capital growth 8.85%, Number of sales 104, Weekly median advertised rent $850

Surry Hills Unit: Median price $732,500, Annual capital growth 7.02%, Number of sales 236, Weekly median advertised rent $600

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Surry Hills, 2010 ranked 967th in NSW when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Surry Hills is one of 3162 in our list for NSW

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

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Surry Hills, 2010. Typically our figures indicate that -1.25% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 3710th most discounted overall in Australia.

In the last year 104 properties changed hands in Surry Hills, which puts it as the 266th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $10200 per annum or $850 every week.

Investment property in Surry Hills has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 0.34%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Surry Hills,2010 has racked up an average of 0.34% over the period. This ranks it number 246th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Surry Hills2010 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -4.38% to property investors. Surry Hills itself is showing figures that indicate -3.08% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

The NSW suburb of Surry Hills, 2010 is in the Sydney local government area.

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March 2016


Sydney’s answer to Melbourne’s cafes and restaurants district, Surry Hills is a trendy suburb experiencing a massive surge in values.Full summary
Sydney’s answer to Melbourne’s cafes and restaurants district, Surry Hills is a trendy suburb experiencing a massive surge in values.

Just 2km from the CBD, the suburb is teeming with cafes, bars and coffee shops.

It also boasts some of Sydney’s best nightlife.

Surry Hills is hip, young and one of the best places to find a small apartment.

Its proximity to the University of Sydney campus and Central Station (a short walk) makes it a highly sought after area to live in.

As such, demand from homebuyers and investors has been exceedingly strong during the past three years.

Since December 2012, median unit values have surged by a total of 33.3% to $753,000, according to stats.

However, this strong growth is unlikely to continue due to affordability constraints. predicts no growth for units over the next eight years.
$1,435,000 $732,500
-2.25% -4.87%
6.30% 0.34%
8.85% 7.02%
$850 $600
104 236
3.08% 4.26%
60.14 43.78

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DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Total population 15342
Median household income ($/weekly) 1760
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 1.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1428 9.3
    25-34 years 5664 36.9
    35-44 years 3033 19.8
    45-54 years 1770 11.5
    55-64 years 1110 7.2
    Others 2338 15.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 6602 56.8
    Defacto Relationship 2799 24.1
    Registered Married 2231 19.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6873 52.0
    Croatia 497 3.8
    Papua New Guinea 594 4.5
    United Kingdom 1081 8.2
    Other 1327 10.0
    Others 2854 21.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 940 7.4
    Christianity 5467 43.1
    Islam 249 2.0
    Judaism 192 1.5
    No Religion 5581 44.0
    Others 267 2.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 432 6.8
    $1,500-$1,999 754 11.9
    $2,000-$2,499 449 7.1
    $2,500-$2,999 1038 16.4
    $4,000 or more 612 9.7
    Others 3048 48.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 7126 56.6
    Not in the labour force 2744 21.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1887 15.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 471 3.7
    Employed, away from work 370 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1647 17.6
    Professionals 3902 41.6
    Technicians & trades workers 675 7.2
    Community & personal service workers 822 8.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 1108 11.8
    Others 1229 13.1
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 187 7.7
    Secondary 164 6.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 433 17.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1269 52.2
    Other type of educational institution 293 12.1
    Others 84 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 7895 62.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4331 34.5
    Separate house 181 1.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 152 1.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 4312 63.5
    Being purchased 1633 24.0
    Fully owned 794 11.7
    Other tenure type 52 0.8
    Tenure Type
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