Suburb Profile Report for Newcastle NSW (2300)

Newcastle House: Median price $952,500, Annual capital growth 14.28%, Number of sales 12, Weekly median advertised rent $540

Newcastle Unit: Median price $556,000, Annual capital growth 0.96%, Number of sales 163, Weekly median advertised rent $470

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Giving property investors a a poor capital gain of -27.15% for the last year, Newcastle, 2300 is the 4124th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Over the longer term, Newcastle has seen property prices show investors a 31.38% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

The NSW suburb of Newcastle, 2300 is in the Newcastle local government area.

Property value increases in Newcastle have tracked higher than the NSW average of 5.59% over the last 12 months.

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

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Newcastle is offering property investors an average of -4.45. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 307th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

With the median price for a house in Newcastle being $556000 and the advertised rent reaching $470 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.40%

HOUSE UNIT
$952,500 $556,000
-6.62% 9.56%
-27.15% 19.06%
14.28% 0.96%
$540 $470
12 163
2.95% 4.40%
N/A 72.55

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 2384
Median household income ($/weekly) 1750
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2249
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 361 15.1
    25-34 years 607 25.5
    35-44 years 275 11.5
    45-54 years 293 12.3
    55-64 years 317 13.3
    Others 531 22.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 941 51.6
    Registered Married 630 34.6
    Defacto Relationship 251 13.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1718 79.2
    Papua New Guinea 45 2.1
    United Kingdom 77 3.6
    United States of America 32 1.5
    Other 104 4.8
    Others 193 8.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 37 1.8
    Christianity 1291 61.9
    Hinduism 25 1.2
    Islam 38 1.8
    No Religion 684 32.8
    Others 9 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 74 7.5
    $1,250-$1,499 85 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 132 13.4
    $2,000-$2,499 81 8.2
    $2,500-$2,999 192 19.5
    Others 421 42.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1007 49.3
    Not in the labour force 525 25.7
    Employed, worked part-time 367 18.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 84 4.1
    Employed, away from work 61 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 216 15.0
    Professionals 572 39.8
    Technicians & trades workers 126 8.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 173 12.0
    Sales 126 8.8
    Others 223 15.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 11 2.2
    Infants/Primary 58 11.8
    Secondary 50 10.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 49 9.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 314 63.7
    Others 11 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 1687 82.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 157 7.7
    Separate house 142 7.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 48 2.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 585 54.7
    Fully owned 251 23.5
    Being purchased 228 21.3
    Other tenure type 6 0.6
    Tenure Type
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