Suburb Profile Report for Port Kembla NSW (2505)

Port Kembla House: Median price $584,000, Annual capital growth 7.60%, Number of sales 62, Weekly median advertised rent $410

Port Kembla Unit: Median price $435,500, Annual capital growth 3.79%, Number of sales 13, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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

Source: CoreLogic

  • House Report
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Port Kembla has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 32.73% to date .

Over the longer term, Port Kembla has seen property prices show investors a 61.55% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Port Kembla, 2505 is offering NSW ‘s 924th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 30% of discounts offered by this NSW.

Advertised rents are around the $410 mark per week – giving a return of 3.65% based on the median price in Suburb

Investment property in Port Kembla 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 18.66%

A 130.42% growth in median value for property investors in Port Kembla,2505 puts this suburb at number 558th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

Advertised rents are around the $280 mark per week – giving a return of 3.34% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$584,000 $435,500
3.16% -12.90%
32.73% 18.66%
7.60% 3.79%
$410 $280
62 13
3.65% 3.34%
46.37 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 4883
Median household income ($/weekly) 806
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 483 9.9
    25-34 years 556 11.4
    35-44 years 621 12.7
    45-54 years 731 15.0
    55-64 years 560 11.5
    Others 1933 39.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1747 47.1
    Registered Married 1684 45.4
    Defacto Relationship 282 7.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3157 68.6
    Germany 525 11.4
    Japan 186 4.0
    United Kingdom 134 2.9
    Other 212 4.6
    Others 391 8.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 33 0.7
    Christianity 3670 81.9
    Hinduism 10 0.2
    Islam 39 0.9
    No Religion 721 16.1
    Others 9 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 210 12.3
    $400-$599 255 15.0
    $600-$799 199 11.7
    $800-$999 157 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 178 10.5
    Others 703 41.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1886 48.8
    Employed, worked full-time 1078 27.9
    Employed, worked part-time 571 14.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 196 5.1
    Employed, away from work 130 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 255 14.4
    Technicians & trades workers 271 15.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 240 13.5
    Sales 206 11.6
    Labourers 266 15.0
    Others 539 30.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 83 8.7
    Infants/Primary 293 30.9
    Secondary 267 28.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 139 14.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 145 15.3
    Others 22 2.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3814 84.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 456 10.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 188 4.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 73 1.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 821 44.6
    Rented 594 32.2
    Being purchased 418 22.7
    Other tenure type 9 0.5
    Tenure Type
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