Suburb Profile Report for Tamarama NSW (2026)

Tamarama House: Median price $3,655,000, Annual capital growth 12.79%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $1,700

Tamarama Unit: Median price $1,400,000, Annual capital growth 7.31%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $895

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

Source: CoreLogic

  • House Report
  • Unit Report

Property investors who have had real estate in Tamarama, 2026 should be relatively unhappy 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 2.09%

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Tamarama comes in at number 968th in NSW.

Situated 6.61km from the CBD, Tamarama is one of Waverley localities in the postcode 2026.

Tamarama has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of -7.59% to date .

Across a shorter period, Tamarama, 2026 has seen a median price increase of -2.61% over the last quarter.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$3,655,000 $1,400,000
N/A -2.61%
2.09% -7.59%
12.79% 7.31%
$1,700 $895
11 29
2.42% 3.32%
N/A N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1450
Median household income ($/weekly) 2666
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 3500
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 102 7.0
    25-34 years 408 28.1
    35-44 years 313 21.6
    45-54 years 192 13.2
    55-64 years 105 7.2
    Others 330 22.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 414 43.3
    Registered Married 338 35.4
    Defacto Relationship 204 21.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 739 63.7
    Italy 24 2.1
    Papua New Guinea 45 3.9
    United Kingdom 138 11.9
    Other 91 7.8
    Others 123 10.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 28 2.5
    Christianity 613 54.7
    Islam 4 0.4
    Judaism 65 5.8
    No Religion 405 36.1
    Others 6 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 44 9.7
    $2,000-$2,499 32 7.1
    $2,500-$2,999 94 20.8
    $3,000-$3,499 45 10.0
    $4,000 or more 87 19.2
    Others 150 33.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 586 58.5
    Not in the labour force 171 17.1
    Employed, worked part-time 166 16.6
    Employed, away from work 40 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 39 3.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 157 19.9
    Professionals 379 48.0
    Technicians & trades workers 47 6.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 76 9.6
    Sales 57 7.2
    Others 73 9.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 21 9.1
    Infants/Primary 57 24.8
    Secondary 49 21.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 20 8.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 70 30.4
    Others 13 5.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 611 54.0
    Separate house 308 27.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 212 18.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 261 51.9
    Fully owned 120 23.9
    Being purchased 119 23.7
    Other tenure type 3 0.6
    Tenure Type
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