Suburb Profile Report for Menai NSW (2234)

Menai House: Median price $1,057,500, Annual capital growth 6.77%, Number of sales 127, Weekly median advertised rent $675

Menai Unit: Median price $780,000, Annual capital growth 7.33%, Number of sales 49, Weekly median advertised rent $540

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Over the last year, property investments in Menai, 2234 have given investors a capital gain of 6.82%. This compares badly with the 11.06% for NSW as a whole.

Comparing Menai,2234 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Property buyers and investors in Menai 2234 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.81% . This means that Menai is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

At number 370 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Menai is in the TOP 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 39.38 for properties listed there.

A $675 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.32%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 6.77%.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Menai, 2234 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was 6.48%.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Menai,2234 has racked up an average of 6.48% over the period. This ranks it number 285th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Menai2234 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -4.13% to property investors. Menai itself is showing figures that indicate -2.07% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Menai is 399th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 3.60% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,057,500 $780,000
0.00% 0.00%
6.82% 6.48%
6.77% 7.33%
$675 $540
127 49
3.32% 3.60%
39.38 24.75

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 10529
Median household income ($/weekly) 1967
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2350
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1684 16.0
    25-34 years 1064 10.1
    35-44 years 1587 15.1
    45-54 years 1775 16.9
    55-64 years 1181 11.2
    Others 3239 30.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4426 57.5
    Not Married 2885 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 389 5.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8177 80.2
    Papua New Guinea 133 1.3
    South Africa 140 1.4
    United Kingdom 379 3.7
    Other 364 3.6
    Others 1005 9.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 92 0.9
    Christianity 8418 83.9
    Hinduism 93 0.9
    Islam 163 1.6
    No Religion 1229 12.2
    Others 40 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 226 7.6
    $1,500-$1,999 415 14.0
    $2,000-$2,499 361 12.2
    $2,500-$2,999 430 14.6
    $3,000-$3,499 312 10.6
    Others 1211 41.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3667 46.4
    Not in the labour force 1958 24.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1754 22.2
    Employed, away from work 320 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 202 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 824 14.4
    Professionals 1262 22.0
    Technicians & trades workers 737 12.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 1110 19.3
    Sales 688 12.0
    Others 1121 19.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 238 7.5
    Infants/Primary 1070 33.7
    Secondary 1011 31.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 279 8.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 516 16.2
    Others 62 2.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8039 79.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1701 16.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 416 4.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 6 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1669 51.1
    Fully owned 1001 30.7
    Rented 586 17.9
    Other tenure type 9 0.3
    Tenure Type
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