Suburb Profile Report for Kiama NSW (2533)

Kiama House: Median price $850,000, Annual capital growth 5.78%, Number of sales 140, Weekly median advertised rent $510

Kiama Unit: Median price $515,000, Annual capital growth 3.99%, Number of sales 105, Weekly median advertised rent $458

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Kiama, 2533 have given investors a capital gain of 17.24%. This compares very favourably with the 7.15% for NSW as a whole.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Kiama,2533 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 51.79% across each of those five years.

At number 939th of NSW’s most discounted properties, Kiama is in the TOP 30% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

A $510 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.12%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 5.78%.

Kiama has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 11.83% to date .

Over the longer term, Kiama has seen property prices show investors a 25.61% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Property investors looking for a bargain in Kiama should be aiming for at least -4.62% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

At number 656 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Kiama is just in the top half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 71.45 for properties listed there.

A $457.5 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.62%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.99%.

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The Shellharbour coastline of NSW stretches southward from the banks of Lake Illawarra to the popular fishing resort of Kiama.Full summary

The Shellharbour coastline of NSW stretches southward from the banks of Lake Illawarra to the popular fishing resort of Kiama. With its close proximity to the industrial precinct at Port Kembla, a suburb of Wollongong, demand for rental properties is being bolstered by emerging capital works including a new power plant and a new automotive importing facility.

Nestled between Lake Illawarra and the Pacific coastline is the town of Shellharbour, and its satellite suburbs, Blackbutt and Flinders in particular, are taking off in terms of population growth.

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HOUSE UNIT
$850,000 $515,000
2.10% 4.04%
17.24% 11.83%
5.78% 3.99%
$510 $458
140 105
3.12% 4.62%
64.64 71.45

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6272
Median household income ($/weekly) 1007
Median age of persons 48
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2080
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 688 11.0
    35-44 years 706 11.3
    45-54 years 905 14.4
    55-64 years 916 14.6
    65-74 years 793 12.6
    Others 2264 36.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2646 54.8
    Not Married 1813 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 371 7.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4995 82.5
    Greece 39 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 95 1.6
    United Kingdom 542 9.0
    Other 100 1.7
    Others 284 4.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 74 1.3
    Christianity 4497 76.8
    Hinduism 5 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 36 0.6
    No Religion 1241 21.2
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 195 8.4
    $400-$599 299 12.8
    $600-$799 270 11.6
    $800-$999 264 11.3
    $1,500-$1,999 267 11.4
    Others 1037 44.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2290 44.7
    Employed, worked full-time 1547 30.2
    Employed, worked part-time 955 18.6
    Employed, away from work 186 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 148 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 388 14.4
    Professionals 671 24.9
    Technicians & trades workers 400 14.9
    Community & personal service workers 289 10.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 353 13.1
    Others 591 22.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 107 8.5
    Infants/Primary 422 33.4
    Secondary 399 31.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 115 9.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 187 14.8
    Others 32 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4150 70.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 950 16.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 697 11.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 63 1.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 14 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1123 44.8
    Rented 667 26.6
    Being purchased 646 25.8
    Other tenure type 72 2.9
    Tenure Type
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