Suburb Profile Report for Highfields NSW (2289)

Highfields House: Median price $470,000, Annual capital growth 3.12%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $450

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  • Unit
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 Highfields, 2289 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was -11.90%.

Over the longer term, Highfields has seen property prices show investors a 8.05% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Situated 111.51km from the CBD, Highfields is one of Lake Macquarie localities in the postcode 2289.

HOUSE UNIT
$470,000 N/A
N/A N/A
-11.90% N/A
3.12% N/A
$450 N/A
10 N/A
4.98% N/A
N/A N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 1048
Median household income ($/weekly) 1385
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1950
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 146 13.9
    25-34 years 105 10.0
    35-44 years 165 15.7
    45-54 years 149 14.2
    55-64 years 112 10.7
    Others 371 35.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 428 56.5
    Not Married 287 37.9
    Defacto Relationship 43 5.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 874 87.9
    Greece 7 0.7
    Japan 14 1.4
    United Kingdom 33 3.3
    Other 19 1.9
    Others 47 4.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 737 75.1
    No Religion 224 22.8
    Buddhism 10 1.0
    Other Religious Groups 7 0.7
    Islam 3 0.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 35 10.1
    $600-$799 37 10.7
    $1,000-$1,249 32 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 50 14.4
    $2,000-$2,499 35 10.1
    Others 158 45.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 312 39.0
    Not in the labour force 258 32.3
    Employed, worked part-time 176 22.0
    Employed, away from work 33 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 20 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 66 12.7
    Professionals 149 28.7
    Technicians & trades workers 69 13.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 84 16.2
    Sales 54 10.4
    Others 98 18.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 29 12.2
    Infants/Primary 77 32.5
    Secondary 79 33.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 10 4.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 38 16.0
    Others 4 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 952 96.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 24 2.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 9 0.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 164 44.0
    Fully owned 155 41.6
    Rented 54 14.5
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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