Suburb Profile Report for Nelson Bay NSW (2315)

Nelson Bay House: Median price $508,750, Annual capital growth 1.98%, Number of sales 164, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Nelson Bay Unit: Median price $390,000, Annual capital growth 0.17%, Number of sales 204, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Nelson Bay, 2315 should be relatively pleased with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 9.41%

Over the longer term, Nelson Bay has seen property prices show investors a 24.09% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -3.89% to buyers in Nelson Bay at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

Using the current median advertised rental of $420 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 1.98%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.29%

Nelson Bay is in the TOP 10% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Nelson Bay gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 18.36%.

Nelson Bay,2315 has offered an average of 18.36% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Nelson Bay is offering property investors an average of -4.45. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 273th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

In the last year 204 properties changed hands in Nelson Bay, which puts it as the 50th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

HOUSE UNIT
$508,750 $390,000
1.14% 2.63%
9.41% 18.36%
1.98% 0.17%
$420 $330
164 204
4.29% 4.40%
86.16 88.68

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5396
Median household income ($/weekly) 930
Median age of persons 47
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1800
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 592 11.0
    35-44 years 622 11.5
    45-54 years 740 13.7
    55-64 years 863 16.0
    65-74 years 756 14.0
    Others 1824 33.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1957 51.1
    Not Married 1522 39.8
    Defacto Relationship 349 9.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4211 84.0
    Greece 32 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 78 1.6
    United Kingdom 316 6.3
    Other 92 1.8
    Others 287 5.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 38 0.8
    Christianity 3691 75.8
    Islam 8 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 29 0.6
    No Religion 1095 22.5
    Others 6 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 289 14.9
    $600-$799 257 13.3
    $800-$999 204 10.5
    $1,000-$1,249 183 9.4
    $1,500-$1,999 198 10.2
    Others 807 41.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1844 43.8
    Employed, worked full-time 1243 29.5
    Employed, worked part-time 815 19.4
    Employed, away from work 154 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 153 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 296 13.4
    Professionals 374 16.9
    Technicians & trades workers 362 16.4
    Community & personal service workers 275 12.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 273 12.4
    Others 628 28.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 93 9.3
    Infants/Primary 386 38.4
    Secondary 277 27.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 10.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 107 10.7
    Others 35 3.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3252 68.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 903 19.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 578 12.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 16 0.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 12 0.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 836 40.1
    Rented 768 36.8
    Being purchased 477 22.9
    Other tenure type 5 0.2
    Tenure Type
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