Suburb Profile Report for Port Kembla NSW (2505)

Port Kembla House: Median price $580,000, Annual capital growth 7.52%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $410

Port Kembla Unit: Median price $428,750, Annual capital growth 24.38%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Port Kembla is in the TOP 10% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Port Kembla gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 26.09%.

Comparing Port Kembla,2505 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Port Kembla is offering property investors an average of -5.45. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 1016th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Situated 74.16km from the CBD, Port Kembla is one of Wollongong localities in the postcode 2505.

NSW has seen average median house prices change by 6.22% which means that Port Kembla, 2505 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 23.92% over the last year

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Port Kembla comes in at number 5th in NSW.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$580,000 $428,750
5.45% N/A
26.09% 23.92%
7.52% 24.38%
$410 $280
61 10
3.68% 3.40%
46.4 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (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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