Suburb Profile Report for Bowral NSW (2576)

Bowral House: Median price $920,000, Annual capital growth 6.98%, Number of sales 257, Weekly median advertised rent $595

Bowral Unit: Median price $530,000, Annual capital growth 3.37%, Number of sales 85, Weekly median advertised rent $465

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Bowral, 2576 ranked 357th in NSW when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Bowral is one of 3163 in our list for NSW

Comparing Bowral,2576 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Bowral2576 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -5.28% to property investors. Bowral itself is showing figures that indicate -4.70% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

At number 985 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Bowral is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 57.22 for properties listed there.

Using the current median advertised rental of $595 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.98%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.36%

Investment property in Bowral has done poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -18.15%

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

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Bowral is offering property investors an average of -4.16. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 441th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

In the last year 85 properties changed hands in Bowral, which puts it as the 188th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Bowral being $530000 and the advertised rent reaching $465 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.56%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$920,000 $530,000
1.38% -5.78%
15.72% -18.15%
6.98% 3.37%
$595 $465
257 85
3.36% 4.56%
57.22 62.68

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8022
Median household income ($/weekly) 1051
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 966 12.0
    35-44 years 871 10.9
    45-54 years 1091 13.6
    55-64 years 1169 14.6
    65-74 years 1177 14.7
    Others 2748 34.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3288 54.8
    Not Married 2339 39.0
    Defacto Relationship 378 6.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6250 81.9
    Greece 52 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 109 1.4
    United Kingdom 639 8.4
    Other 170 2.2
    Others 410 5.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 47 0.6
    Christianity 5780 78.0
    Hinduism 30 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 34 0.5
    No Religion 1479 20.0
    Others 40 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 355 11.9
    $600-$799 320 10.7
    $800-$999 332 11.1
    $1,000-$1,249 273 9.1
    $1,500-$1,999 345 11.6
    Others 1361 45.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2946 46.3
    Employed, worked full-time 1853 29.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1229 19.3
    Employed, away from work 180 2.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 156 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 493 15.1
    Professionals 881 27.0
    Technicians & trades workers 395 12.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 404 12.4
    Sales 360 11.0
    Others 732 22.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 144 8.5
    Infants/Primary 623 36.6
    Secondary 535 31.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 158 9.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 195 11.5
    Others 45 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6596 88.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 653 8.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 176 2.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1578 49.0
    Being purchased 875 27.2
    Rented 722 22.4
    Other tenure type 45 1.4
    Tenure Type
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