Suburb Profile Report for Forestville NSW (2087)

Forestville House: Median price $1,580,000, Annual capital growth 8.41%, Number of sales 77, Weekly median advertised rent $850

Forestville Unit: Median price $880,000, Annual capital growth 7.51%, Number of sales 18, Weekly median advertised rent $650

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Forestville has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 10.96% to date .

While Forestville,2087 ranked number 185th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 108th over the last 5 years.

At number 592th of NSW’s most discounted properties, Forestville is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Advertised rents are around the $850 mark per week – giving a return of 2.80% based on the median price in Suburb

Forestville is in the bottom 30% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Forestville gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -0.28%.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Forestville,2087 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 73.19% across each of those five years.

In the last year 18 properties changed hands in Forestville, which puts it as the 471th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

The NSW suburb of Forestville, 2087 is in the Warringah local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,580,000 $880,000
8.22% N/A
10.96% -0.28%
8.41% 7.51%
$850 $650
77 18
2.80% 3.84%
57.61 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 7834
Median household income ($/weekly) 1731
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2800
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1175 15.0
    35-44 years 1279 16.3
    45-54 years 1056 13.5
    55-64 years 738 9.4
    65-74 years 799 10.2
    Others 2787 35.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3378 59.8
    Not Married 2010 35.6
    Defacto Relationship 261 4.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5240 69.5
    Croatia 145 1.9
    Papua New Guinea 136 1.8
    United Kingdom 544 7.2
    Other 499 6.6
    Others 973 12.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 155 2.1
    Christianity 5167 71.4
    Islam 41 0.6
    Judaism 51 0.7
    No Religion 1771 24.5
    Others 54 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 213 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 231 9.5
    $2,000-$2,499 219 9.0
    $2,500-$2,999 332 13.7
    $3,000-$3,499 214 8.8
    Others 1211 50.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2198 37.7
    Employed, worked full-time 2141 36.7
    Employed, worked part-time 1187 20.4
    Employed, away from work 190 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 114 2.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 580 16.5
    Professionals 1102 31.3
    Technicians & trades workers 404 11.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 540 15.4
    Sales 323 9.2
    Others 568 16.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 236 11.8
    Infants/Primary 817 40.9
    Secondary 473 23.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 130 6.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 296 14.8
    Others 46 2.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6684 89.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 584 7.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 188 2.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1116 42.2
    Being purchased 952 36.0
    Rented 502 19.0
    Other tenure type 76 2.9
    Tenure Type
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