Suburb Profile Report for Swansea NSW (2281)

Swansea House: Median price $502,000, Annual capital growth 4.61%, Number of sales 65, Weekly median advertised rent $360

Swansea Unit: Median price $370,000, Annual capital growth 3.20%, Number of sales 39, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Swansea have tracked higher than the NSW average of 7.15% over the last 12 months.

Swansea,2281 has offered an average of 17.43% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Swansea should be aiming for at least -6.71% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

The NSW suburb of Swansea, 2281 is in the Lake Macquarie local government area.

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 1.37% for the last year, Swansea, 2281 is the 1018th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Swansea comes in at number 442th in NSW.

Vendor discounting in Swansea is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -3.88%. This puts suburb at number 296th in NSW when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

At number 795 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Swansea is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 78.53 for properties listed there.

HOUSE UNIT
$502,000 $370,000
5.68% 0.41%
17.43% 1.37%
4.61% 3.20%
$360 $330
65 39
3.73% 4.64%
51.07 78.53

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 4833
Median household income ($/weekly) 708
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 535 11.1
    45-54 years 605 12.5
    55-64 years 689 14.3
    65-74 years 714 14.8
    75-84 years 479 9.9
    Others 1812 37.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1742 46.7
    Registered Married 1722 46.1
    Defacto Relationship 270 7.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4089 91.0
    Papua New Guinea 41 0.9
    Philippines 21 0.5
    United Kingdom 179 4.0
    Other 36 0.8
    Others 125 2.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 29 0.7
    Christianity 3403 78.5
    Islam 11 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 16 0.4
    No Religion 871 20.1
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 300 16.2
    $400-$599 350 18.9
    $600-$799 241 13.0
    $800-$999 182 9.8
    $1,000-$1,249 152 8.2
    Others 629 33.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2049 53.3
    Employed, worked full-time 933 24.3
    Employed, worked part-time 560 14.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 162 4.2
    Employed, away from work 137 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 330 20.3
    Community & personal service workers 192 11.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 209 12.8
    Sales 183 11.2
    Labourers 233 14.3
    Others 480 29.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 65 8.5
    Infants/Primary 283 37.0
    Secondary 231 30.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 101 13.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 66 8.6
    Others 18 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3570 79.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 644 14.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 222 5.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 37 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 7 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 887 44.7
    Rented 604 30.5
    Being purchased 438 22.1
    Other tenure type 54 2.7
    Tenure Type
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