Suburb Profile Report for Nowra NSW (2541)

Nowra House: Median price $365,000, Annual capital growth 4.51%, Number of sales 206, Weekly median advertised rent $343

Nowra Unit: Median price $215,000, Annual capital growth 6.61%, Number of sales 27, Weekly median advertised rent $265

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  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Nowra is in the TOP 20% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Nowra gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 15.87%.

Over the longer term, Nowra has seen property prices show investors a 43.14% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Nowra, 2541. Typically our figures indicate that -3.55% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 3414th most discounted overall in Australia.

Residents and property investors in Nowra have been waiting around 62.41 days to sell a property.

Using the current median advertised rental of $342.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 4.51%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.88%

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 1.90% for the last year, Nowra, 2541 is the 918th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Nowra,2541 was ranked 340 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Nowra, 2541 is offering NSW ‘s 185th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 40% of discounts offered by this NSW.

Nowra, 2541’s gross rental yield is 6.41%

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Just over two hours south of Sydney, Nowra is the hub of the Shoalhaven district.Full summary Just over two hours south of Sydney, Nowra is the hub of the Shoalhaven district.

Its unit market has been showing some strong signs, with the median unit price increasing 43% in the past three years, and 62% in the past five.

Even with that strong growth, Nowra remains relatively affordable, as its median unit price currently sits at just $211,000.

The rental market for units in the suburb is also performing well, with the median weekly rent of $250 giving landlords a rental yield of 6%.

There are a number of factors that have likely helped Nowra’s strong run in recent years.

The centre of town has undergone something of a facelift, with a number of cafes and restaurants popping up, while the continual upgrade of the Princes Highway is making Nowra increasingly accessible.

Major employers in the area include the Manildra ethanol plant and the HMAS Albatross Naval Base.Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$365,000 $215,000
6.65% 3.61%
15.87% 1.90%
4.51% 6.61%
$343 $265
206 27
4.88% 6.41%
62.41 57.73

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 9256
Median household income ($/weekly) 683
Median age of persons 42
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1300
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1108 12.0
    25-34 years 964 10.4
    35-44 years 987 10.7
    45-54 years 1251 13.5
    55-64 years 1131 12.2
    Others 3817 41.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 3241 51.9
    Registered Married 2422 38.8
    Defacto Relationship 585 9.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 7147 87.7
    Papua New Guinea 98 1.2
    Philippines 53 0.7
    United Kingdom 433 5.3
    Other 132 1.6
    Others 284 3.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 60 0.8
    Christianity 6030 76.8
    Islam 24 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 47 0.6
    No Religion 1658 21.1
    Others 33 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 450 13.8
    $400-$599 610 18.8
    $600-$799 490 15.1
    $800-$999 332 10.2
    $1,000-$1,249 287 8.8
    Others 1081 33.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 3561 53.5
    Employed, worked full-time 1459 21.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1029 15.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 401 6.0
    Employed, away from work 208 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 412 15.3
    Technicians & trades workers 466 17.3
    Community & personal service workers 374 13.9
    Sales 324 12.0
    Labourers 397 14.8
    Others 718 26.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 176 10.3
    Infants/Primary 615 35.9
    Secondary 464 27.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 247 14.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 162 9.4
    Others 51 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6583 81.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 896 11.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 421 5.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 150 1.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1550 44.6
    Fully owned 1088 31.3
    Being purchased 796 22.9
    Other tenure type 40 1.2
    Tenure Type
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