Suburb Profile Report for Booker Bay NSW (2257)

Booker Bay House: Median price $710,000, Annual capital growth 6.88%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $430

Booker Bay Unit: Median price $592,500, Annual capital growth 7.13%, Number of sales 30, Weekly median advertised rent $390

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Booker Bay has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of -3.40% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Booker Bay has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Booker Bay is offering property investors an average of -5.28. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 422th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

The NSW suburb of Booker Bay, 2257 is in the Gosford local government area.

With a capital gain of 22.16% for the last 12 months, Booker Bay, 2257 has performed for property investments than its average annual 7.13% property growth over the last 5 years.

A 61.22% growth in median value for property investors in Booker Bay,2257 puts this suburb at number 107th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

The most recent median price for Booker Bay is $592500, with sellers offering an average of -5.53% off the asking price.

At number 817 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Booker Bay is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 79.45 for properties listed there.

Situated 37.21km from the CBD, Booker Bay is one of Gosford localities in the postcode 2257.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$710,000 $592,500
-2.07% 5.33%
-3.40% 22.16%
6.88% 7.13%
$430 $390
31 30
3.15% 3.42%
66.45 79.45

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1135
Median household income ($/weekly) 788
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1679
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 111 9.8
    45-54 years 137 12.1
    55-64 years 158 13.9
    65-74 years 195 17.2
    75-84 years 115 10.1
    Others 419 36.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 439 48.7
    Registered Married 378 41.9
    Defacto Relationship 85 9.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 924 86.9
    New Zealand 8 0.8
    Papua New Guinea 22 2.1
    United Kingdom 46 4.3
    Other 15 1.4
    Others 48 4.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 819 78.8
    No Religion 197 18.9
    Other Religious Groups 10 1.0
    Buddhism 7 0.7
    Judaism 7 0.7
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 58 12.6
    $400-$599 86 18.7
    $600-$799 51 11.1
    $800-$999 57 12.4
    $1,500-$1,999 41 8.9
    Others 167 36.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 502 53.3
    Employed, worked full-time 222 23.6
    Employed, worked part-time 137 14.6
    Employed, away from work 41 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 39 4.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 54 13.6
    Professionals 71 17.9
    Technicians & trades workers 55 13.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 68 17.2
    Sales 47 11.9
    Others 101 25.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 15 8.6
    Infants/Primary 55 31.6
    Secondary 62 35.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 16 9.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 23 13.2
    Others 3 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 666 62.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 244 22.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 152 14.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 207 42.8
    Rented 191 39.5
    Being purchased 76 15.7
    Other tenure type 10 2.1
    Tenure Type
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