Suburb Profile Report for Wollongong NSW (2500)

Wollongong House: Median price $785,000, Annual capital growth 6.88%, Number of sales 74, Weekly median advertised rent $500

Wollongong Unit: Median price $520,000, Annual capital growth 5.01%, Number of sales 466, Weekly median advertised rent $410

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Wollongong has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 16.30%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Wollongong,2500 has racked up an average of 16.30% over the period. This ranks it number 111th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Vendor discounting in Wollongong is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -2.42%. This puts suburb at number 1198th in NSW when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Situated 67.77km from the CBD, Wollongong is one of Wollongong localities in the postcode 2500.

With a capital gain of 14.04% for the last 12 months, Wollongong, 2500 has performed for property investments than its average annual 5.01% property growth over the last 5 years.

A 44.44% growth in median value for property investors in Wollongong,2500 puts this suburb at number 124th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Wollongong is offering property investors an average of -4.42. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 329th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Wollongong is 296th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.10% return

HOUSE UNIT
$785,000 $520,000
2.15% 4.21%
16.30% 14.04%
6.88% 5.01%
$500 $410
74 466
3.31% 4.10%
60.63 47.41

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 16716
Median household income ($/weekly) 966
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1800
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 2823 16.9
    25-34 years 3626 21.7
    35-44 years 1868 11.2
    45-54 years 1667 10.0
    55-64 years 1683 10.1
    Others 5050 30.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 7349 56.1
    Registered Married 4408 33.6
    Defacto Relationship 1350 10.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 9729 63.4
    Croatia 1103 7.2
    Germany 329 2.1
    United Kingdom 667 4.3
    Other 1195 7.8
    Others 2321 15.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 512 3.4
    Christianity 9195 61.8
    Hinduism 196 1.3
    Islam 780 5.2
    No Religion 4078 27.4
    Others 111 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 703 10.5
    $600-$799 684 10.2
    $800-$999 607 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 603 9.0
    $1,500-$1,999 762 11.4
    Others 3327 49.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 5677 41.1
    Employed, worked full-time 4474 32.4
    Employed, worked part-time 2405 17.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 780 5.6
    Employed, away from work 482 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 808 11.0
    Professionals 2145 29.1
    Technicians & trades workers 830 11.3
    Community & personal service workers 909 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 993 13.5
    Others 1675 22.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 154 3.4
    Infants/Primary 598 13.1
    Secondary 482 10.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 490 10.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 2724 59.5
    Others 133 2.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 9278 61.8
    Separate house 3922 26.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1726 11.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 95 0.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 4134 57.9
    Fully owned 1659 23.2
    Being purchased 1262 17.7
    Other tenure type 87 1.2
    Tenure Type
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