Suburb Profile Report for Lake Illawarra NSW (2528)

Lake Illawarra House: Median price $462,500, Annual capital growth 6.02%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $415

Lake Illawarra Unit: Median price $370,000, Annual capital growth 4.78%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $360

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Lake Illawarra have tracked just lower than the NSW average of 8.26% over the last 12 months.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Lake Illawarra has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Lake Illawarra is offering property investors an average of -5.49. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 1018th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Property investors should expect to get $415 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

With a capital gain of -6.33% for the last 12 months, Lake Illawarra, 2528 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.78% property growth over the last 5 years.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Lake Illawarra has given property investors a paper return of -6.57%. This puts Suburb as 525 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Lake Illawarra is offering property investors an average of -4.33. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 391th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

With the median price for a house in Lake Illawarra being $370000 and the advertised rent reaching $360 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.06%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$462,500 $370,000
2.78% -6.57%
2.78% -6.33%
6.02% 4.78%
$415 $360
31 35
4.67% 5.06%
38.23 30.76

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3087
Median household income ($/weekly) 707
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1430
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 325 10.5
    25-34 years 331 10.7
    35-44 years 372 12.1
    45-54 years 461 14.9
    55-64 years 387 12.5
    Others 1211 39.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1281 53.4
    Registered Married 883 36.8
    Defacto Relationship 233 9.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2362 80.5
    Greece 30 1.0
    Japan 34 1.2
    United Kingdom 230 7.8
    Other 111 3.8
    Others 166 5.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 19 0.7
    Christianity 2146 75.2
    Islam 47 1.6
    Other Religious Groups 11 0.4
    No Religion 625 21.9
    Others 6 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 176 14.3
    $400-$599 211 17.2
    $600-$799 164 13.4
    $800-$999 104 8.5
    $1,000-$1,249 117 9.5
    Others 456 37.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1191 49.1
    Employed, worked full-time 636 26.2
    Employed, worked part-time 389 16.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 128 5.3
    Employed, away from work 84 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 203 18.2
    Community & personal service workers 146 13.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 155 13.9
    Sales 114 10.2
    Labourers 167 15.0
    Others 329 29.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 55 9.5
    Infants/Primary 194 33.4
    Secondary 159 27.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 93 16.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 63 10.9
    Others 16 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1896 63.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 750 25.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 325 10.9
    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(%)
    Rented 685 51.0
    Fully owned 367 27.3
    Being purchased 270 20.1
    Other tenure type 20 1.5
    Tenure Type
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