Suburb Profile Report for Blacksmiths NSW (2281)

Blacksmiths House: Median price $567,000, Annual capital growth 5.82%, Number of sales 40, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Blacksmiths has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of -0.61% to date .

Blacksmiths,2281 was ranked 3473 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Blacksmiths is offering property investors an average of -5.45. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 289th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Blacksmiths the average time real estate has been on the market is 81.35 days.

Situated 94.63km from the CBD, Blacksmiths is one of Lake Macquarie localities in the postcode 2281.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$567,000 N/A
-1.99% N/A
-0.61% N/A
5.82% N/A
$400 N/A
40 N/A
3.67% N/A
81.35 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1843
Median household income ($/weekly) 742
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1647
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 227 12.3
    35-44 years 224 12.1
    45-54 years 266 14.4
    55-64 years 241 13.1
    65-74 years 232 12.6
    Others 655 35.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 639 45.7
    Not Married 633 45.3
    Defacto Relationship 126 9.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1627 93.8
    Hong Kong 6 0.3
    Papua New Guinea 22 1.3
    United Kingdom 28 1.6
    Other 16 0.9
    Others 36 2.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1283 75.5
    No Religion 386 22.7
    Buddhism 20 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 10 0.6
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 91 13.2
    $400-$599 136 19.8
    $600-$799 83 12.1
    $800-$999 57 8.3
    $1,500-$1,999 65 9.5
    Others 255 37.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 686 47.5
    Employed, worked full-time 418 28.9
    Employed, worked part-time 238 16.5
    Employed, away from work 58 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 44 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 85 11.9
    Technicians & trades workers 126 17.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 96 13.4
    Sales 88 12.3
    Labourers 95 13.3
    Others 224 31.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 23 6.3
    Infants/Primary 135 37.1
    Secondary 121 33.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 37 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 42 11.5
    Others 6 1.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1562 91.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 73 4.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 53 3.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 11 0.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 8 0.5
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 360 47.9
    Rented 195 25.9
    Being purchased 186 24.7
    Other tenure type 11 1.5
    Tenure Type
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