Suburb Profile Report for Helensburgh NSW (2508)

Helensburgh House: Median price $860,000, Annual capital growth 7.42%, Number of sales 88, Weekly median advertised rent $600

Helensburgh Unit: Median price $725,000, Annual capital growth 6.39%, Number of sales 41, Weekly median advertised rent $530

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a a stable capital gain of 10.68% for the last year, Helensburgh, 2508 is the 1330th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Helensburgh,2508 has offered an average of 10.68% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Helensburgh2508 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -5.28% to property investors. Helensburgh itself is showing figures that indicate -2.42% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

With the median price for a house in Helensburgh being $860000 and the advertised rent reaching $600 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.63%

Over the last year, property investments in Helensburgh, 2508 have given investors a capital gain of 16.00%. This compares favourably with the 7.74% for NSW as a whole.

Over the longer term, Helensburgh has seen property prices show investors a 57.61% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Helensburgh is offering property investors an average of -4.16. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 439th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

The NSW suburb of Helensburgh, 2508 is in the Wollongong local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$860,000 $725,000
3.93% 7.41%
10.68% 16.00%
7.42% 6.39%
$600 $530
88 41
3.63% 3.80%
43.54 48.68

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5995
Median household income ($/weekly) 1792
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2403
Average household size 3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 949 15.8
    25-34 years 745 12.4
    35-44 years 970 16.2
    45-54 years 927 15.5
    55-64 years 579 9.7
    Others 1825 30.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2398 57.0
    Not Married 1450 34.4
    Defacto Relationship 361 8.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5084 88.6
    Papua New Guinea 64 1.1
    South Africa 21 0.4
    United Kingdom 335 5.8
    Other 69 1.2
    Others 163 2.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 36 0.6
    Christianity 4224 75.9
    Hinduism 20 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 13 0.2
    No Religion 1260 22.6
    Others 13 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 122 7.1
    $1,500-$1,999 292 16.9
    $2,000-$2,499 236 13.7
    $2,500-$2,999 212 12.3
    $3,000-$3,499 159 9.2
    Others 702 40.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1890 43.9
    Not in the labour force 1084 25.2
    Employed, worked part-time 996 23.1
    Employed, away from work 205 4.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 133 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 334 10.8
    Professionals 634 20.5
    Technicians & trades workers 547 17.7
    Community & personal service workers 348 11.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 517 16.7
    Others 707 22.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 175 10.6
    Infants/Primary 619 37.5
    Secondary 449 27.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 154 9.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 209 12.7
    Others 44 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5216 91.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 353 6.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 138 2.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 7 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1054 55.7
    Fully owned 575 30.4
    Rented 256 13.5
    Other tenure type 6 0.3
    Tenure Type
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