Suburb Profile Report for Kensington NSW (2033)

Kensington House: Median price $2,325,000, Annual capital growth 6.84%, Number of sales 56, Weekly median advertised rent $1,020

Kensington Unit: Median price $812,000, Annual capital growth 7.52%, Number of sales 185, Weekly median advertised rent $580

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

Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 16.25% for the last 12 months, Kensington, 2033 has performed for property investments than its average annual 6.84% property growth over the last 5 years.

Kensington,2033 has offered an average of 16.25% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Property buyers and investors in Kensington 2033 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.70% . This means that Kensington is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

Over the last year, property investments in Kensington, 2033 have given investors a capital gain of 8.27%. This compares favourably with the 5.73% for NSW as a whole.

Kensington,2033 was ranked 446 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -4.41% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Kensington itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.20% to real estate investors.

At number 123 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Kensington is in the TOP 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 41.8 for properties listed there.

Property investors should expect to get $580 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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August 2015

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Kensington is just 6km from both the CBD and Bondi Beach and is surrounded by parkland, universities and sporting arenasFull summary Located 6km south-east of the Sydney CBD and a similar distance south-west of Bondi Beach, Kensington is home to the University of South Wales, the National Institute of Dramatic Art and the Australian Golf Club, as well as being right next door to the Randwick Racecourse and minutes from Centennial Park.

Residents are typically in their twenties and relatively affluent.

It’s also a multicultural area, with around 56% of residents born in Australia; other residents typically come from the UK, Indonesia, New Zealand and China.

The number of stock currently up for sale rose 4% during the past 12 months, however, there’s no indication of an oversupply as demand continues to run hot.

Good areas to buy in include the streets near to the university for the student rental market, as well as the northern end of the suburb near Centennial Park.

The streets around Anzac Parade are popular too, especially for bus access to the CBD, but it is probably worth staying off the Parade itself.Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$2,325,000 $812,000
5.61% 2.72%
16.25% 8.27%
6.84% 7.52%
$1,020 $580
56 185
2.28% 3.71%
69 41.8

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 12776
Median household income ($/weekly) 1498
Median age of persons 28
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2600
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    15-19 years 1238 9.7
    20-24 years 2768 21.7
    25-34 years 2735 21.4
    35-44 years 1478 11.6
    45-54 years 1127 8.8
    Others 3431 26.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 4244 52.8
    Registered Married 3025 37.7
    Defacto Relationship 765 9.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5838 49.5
    Croatia 1009 8.6
    India 400 3.4
    Malta 388 3.3
    Other 1155 9.8
    Others 3007 25.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 753 6.6
    Christianity 6073 53.3
    Islam 489 4.3
    Judaism 413 3.6
    No Religion 3362 29.5
    Others 304 2.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 288 7.9
    $1,250-$1,499 279 7.7
    $1,500-$1,999 447 12.3
    $2,000-$2,499 326 9.0
    $2,500-$2,999 414 11.4
    Others 1874 51.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 4251 40.3
    Employed, worked full-time 3609 34.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1812 17.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 571 5.4
    Employed, away from work 310 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 739 12.9
    Professionals 1966 34.3
    Community & personal service workers 618 10.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 845 14.7
    Sales 569 9.9
    Others 995 17.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 509 10.1
    Secondary 380 7.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 224 4.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 3661 72.7
    Other type of educational institution 134 2.7
    Others 131 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 5755 61.0
    Separate house 3058 32.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 551 5.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 68 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2093 53.4
    Fully owned 987 25.2
    Being purchased 828 21.1
    Other tenure type 15 0.4
    Tenure Type
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