Suburb Profile Report for Wollongbar NSW (2477)

Wollongbar House: Median price $482,000, Annual capital growth 3.00%, Number of sales 56, Weekly median advertised rent $390

Wollongbar Unit: Median price $352,500, Annual capital growth 5.30%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $323

  • House
  • 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 Wollongbar, 2477 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was 5.24%.

Over the longer term, Wollongbar has seen property prices show investors a 18.28% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Wollongbar, 2477 is offering NSW ‘s 620th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the middle of discounts offered by this NSW.

With the median price for a house in Wollongbar being $482000 and the advertised rent reaching $390 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.21%

Over the last year, property investments in Wollongbar, 2477 have given investors a capital gain of -0.63%. This compares very badly with the 6.59% for NSW as a whole.

Wollongbar,2477 has offered an average of -0.63% 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 Wollongbar is offering property investors an average of -4.48. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 332th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.42 sales per month, which equates to 17 per year.

HOUSE UNIT
$482,000 $352,500
5.01% -1.26%
5.24% -0.63%
3.00% 5.30%
$390 $323
56 17
4.21% 4.76%
87.16 83.6

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2395
Median household income ($/weekly) 1126
Median age of persons 42
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 358 15.0
    35-44 years 351 14.7
    45-54 years 358 15.0
    55-64 years 353 14.7
    65-74 years 220 9.2
    Others 754 31.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 964 55.9
    Not Married 610 35.4
    Defacto Relationship 151 8.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2033 91.1
    Papua New Guinea 18 0.8
    South Africa 17 0.8
    United Kingdom 83 3.7
    Other 18 0.8
    Others 63 2.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1660 77.0
    No Religion 471 21.8
    Buddhism 14 0.6
    Hinduism 6 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 6 0.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 97 12.3
    $600-$799 105 13.3
    $1,000-$1,249 86 10.9
    $1,250-$1,499 82 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 110 14.0
    Others 308 39.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 644 35.9
    Employed, worked full-time 598 33.4
    Employed, worked part-time 428 23.9
    Employed, away from work 68 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 54 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 128 11.7
    Professionals 244 22.3
    Technicians & trades workers 145 13.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 157 14.4
    Sales 136 12.5
    Others 282 25.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 48 8.4
    Infants/Primary 213 37.2
    Secondary 184 32.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 59 10.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 56 9.8
    Others 12 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2035 91.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 95 4.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 86 3.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 336 39.0
    Being purchased 325 37.7
    Rented 197 22.9
    Other tenure type 4 0.5
    Tenure Type
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