Suburb Profile Report for Wickham NSW (2293)

Wickham House: Median price $590,000, Annual capital growth 8.03%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Wickham Unit: Median price $717,500, Annual capital growth N/A, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $470

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Wickham has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -0.67%

Over the longer term, Wickham has seen property prices show investors a 44.96% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.50% to buyers in Wickham at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

Residents and property investors in Wickham have been waiting around 62 days to sell a property.

With the median price for a house in Wickham being $590000 and the advertised rent reaching $420 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.70%

The NSW suburb of Wickham, 2293 is in the Newcastle local government area.

HOUSE UNIT
$590,000 $717,500
5.83% N/A
-0.67% N/A
8.03% N/A
$420 $470
29 11
3.70% 3.41%
62 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 953
Median household income ($/weekly) 1093
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 130 13.7
    25-34 years 218 22.9
    35-44 years 121 12.7
    45-54 years 127 13.3
    55-64 years 107 11.2
    Others 249 26.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 424 56.6
    Registered Married 217 29.0
    Defacto Relationship 108 14.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 778 87.5
    Papua New Guinea 18 2.0
    Philippines 8 0.9
    United Kingdom 22 2.5
    Other 23 2.6
    Others 40 4.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 15 1.8
    Christianity 536 63.3
    Hinduism 3 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 12 1.4
    No Religion 275 32.5
    Others 6 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 35 9.1
    $600-$799 52 13.5
    $1,000-$1,249 47 12.2
    $1,250-$1,499 33 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 50 13.0
    Others 168 43.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 336 41.6
    Not in the labour force 237 29.3
    Employed, worked part-time 176 21.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 35 4.3
    Employed, away from work 24 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 55 10.2
    Professionals 150 27.8
    Technicians & trades workers 63 11.7
    Community & personal service workers 67 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 78 14.5
    Others 126 23.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 10 4.7
    Infants/Primary 28 13.1
    Secondary 39 18.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 25 11.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 108 50.5
    Others 4 1.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 392 45.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 282 32.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 153 17.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 26 3.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 5 0.6
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 231 54.6
    Being purchased 102 24.1
    Fully owned 90 21.3
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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