Suburb Profile Report for Arncliffe NSW (2205)

Arncliffe House: Median price $1,137,500, Annual capital growth 9.47%, Number of sales 72, Weekly median advertised rent $618

Arncliffe Unit: Median price $720,000, Annual capital growth 10.49%, Number of sales 85, Weekly median advertised rent $560

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Property investors who have had real estate in Arncliffe, 2205 should be 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 17.88%

Arncliffe,2205 was ranked 1973 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

At number 142th of NSW’s most discounted properties, Arncliffe is in the bottom 20% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Arncliffe, 2205’s gross rental yield is 2.82%

Arncliffe has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 17.07% to date .

The five-year average increase in median property values for Arncliffe,2205 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 33.33% across each of those five years.

The most recent median price for Arncliffe is $720000, with sellers offering an average of -5.34% off the asking price.

Residents and property investors in Arncliffe have been waiting around 71.05 days to sell a property.

Property investors should expect to get $560 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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Arncliffe is 9km southwest of the Sydney CBD, and offers a relatively affordable housing market within easy reach of the CBD. Full summary

Arncliffe is 9km southwest of the Sydney CBD, and offers a relatively affordable housing market within easy reach of the CBD.

It's is a mostly residential area with a mix of houses, townhouses and units. There are a sizeable number of Federation and Victorian homes, many of which offer renovation potential. Also in Arncliffe's favour is its general affordability: the median house price in the suburb is cheaper than Banksia and Rockdale. Indeed, a number of locals have no hesitation in calling Arncliffe a hidden gem.

It's a multicultural suburb, with a significant Middle Eastern influence. Weekly incomes are around average for NSW, with a diverse population of both white-collar and blue-collar workers. While there are some students, it's very much a family suburb.

Accessibility is excellent: the CBD is a 20-minute journey via direct train, and can also be reached by road via Southern Cross Drive or through Newtown. Connections to the inner west are also excellent, and the airport is minutes away – although locals report little aircraft noise. The suburb is also within easy reach of beaches at Brighton-Le-Sands.

Arncliffe's main shopping centre lies around Firth Street and Belmore Street, and extends part of the way along Forest Road. There are a wide range of eateries, many Middle Eastern, as well as supermarkets and cafes. Further retail amenities are in nearby Rockdale. There are several schools in the suburb, with the nearest hospital in Kogarah. Arncliffe also borders the prized Wolli Creek remnant bushland.

Arncliffe’s relative affordability in relation to its neighbours and suburbs closer to the CBD should fuel growth in the suburb. Favourite streets with locals include Broe Avenue, opposite Arncliffe Park, and Tantallon Avenue which features a number of heritage properties and provides views of Botany Bay from the south side of the street.

$1,137,500 $720,000
0.66% 0.91%
17.88% 17.07%
9.47% 10.49%
$618 $560
72 85
2.82% 4.04%
76.04 71.05

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Above average (H)
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Total population 8420
Median household income ($/weekly) 1251
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2277
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1017 12.1
    25-34 years 1333 15.8
    35-44 years 1231 14.6
    45-54 years 1066 12.7
    55-64 years 880 10.5
    Others 2893 34.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3004 48.9
    Not Married 2756 44.9
    Defacto Relationship 379 6.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4360 55.7
    Croatia 239 3.1
    Germany 409 5.2
    Malaysia 689 8.8
    Other 732 9.3
    Others 1403 17.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 197 2.5
    Christianity 4119 53.3
    Hinduism 165 2.1
    Islam 2208 28.6
    No Religion 1002 13.0
    Others 37 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 203 8.7
    $600-$799 203 8.7
    $1,000-$1,249 222 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 336 14.4
    $2,000-$2,499 206 8.8
    Others 1159 49.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2517 39.9
    Employed, worked full-time 2268 35.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1024 16.2
    Employed, away from work 275 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 229 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 381 10.7
    Professionals 715 20.0
    Technicians & trades workers 441 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 567 15.9
    Labourers 410 11.5
    Others 1053 29.5
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 137 6.9
    Infants/Primary 612 31.0
    Secondary 515 26.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 200 10.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 406 20.6
    Others 102 5.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5571 71.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 1533 19.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 622 8.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 51 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 898 35.2
    Being purchased 828 32.5
    Rented 805 31.6
    Other tenure type 19 0.7
    Tenure Type
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