Suburb Profile Report for Kogarah NSW (2217)

Kogarah House: Median price $1,180,000, Annual capital growth 8.38%, Number of sales 48, Weekly median advertised rent $600

Kogarah Unit: Median price $601,000, Annual capital growth 6.41%, Number of sales 194, Weekly median advertised rent $470

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Kogarah, 2217 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was -8.35%.

While Kogarah,2217 ranked number 598th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 345th over the last 5 years.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.49% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Kogarah itself are offering an average vendor discount of -8.35% to real estate investors.

Advertised rents are around the $600 mark per week – giving a return of 2.64% based on the median price in Suburb

Kogarah is in the bottom 20% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Kogarah gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -3.06%.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Kogarah has given property investors a paper return of 0.67%. This puts Suburb as 330 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.70% to buyers in Kogarah at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 16.17 sales per month, which equates to 194 per year.

Kogarah is 301th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.07% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,180,000 $601,000
2.61% 0.67%
-8.35% -3.06%
8.38% 6.41%
$600 $470
48 194
2.64% 4.07%
110.95 61.53

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 12763
Median household income ($/weekly) 1238
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2032
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1233 9.7
    25-34 years 2998 23.5
    35-44 years 1978 15.5
    45-54 years 1507 11.8
    55-64 years 1060 8.3
    Others 3988 31.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4925 50.7
    Not Married 4221 43.4
    Defacto Relationship 571 5.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4700 39.7
    Croatia 1528 12.9
    Indonesia 465 3.9
    Philippines 386 3.3
    Other 2282 19.3
    Others 2485 21.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 710 6.1
    Christianity 6159 53.0
    Hinduism 1266 10.9
    Islam 1031 8.9
    No Religion 2322 20.0
    Others 124 1.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 400 9.5
    $600-$799 403 9.6
    $1,000-$1,249 405 9.6
    $1,250-$1,499 388 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 590 14.1
    Others 2013 47.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4011 40.6
    Not in the labour force 3080 31.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1959 19.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 464 4.7
    Employed, away from work 368 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1573 24.8
    Technicians & trades workers 770 12.1
    Community & personal service workers 697 11.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 971 15.3
    Labourers 714 11.3
    Others 1616 25.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 773 25.0
    Secondary 598 19.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 478 15.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 924 29.8
    Other type of educational institution 172 5.6
    Others 152 4.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 6934 58.6
    Separate house 4066 34.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 784 6.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 53 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1908 42.3
    Being purchased 1366 30.3
    Fully owned 1214 26.9
    Other tenure type 19 0.4
    Tenure Type
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