Suburb Profile Report for Katoomba NSW (2780)

Katoomba House: Median price $515,000, Annual capital growth 5.75%, Number of sales 236, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Katoomba Unit: Median price $372,250, Annual capital growth 5.08%, Number of sales 18, Weekly median advertised rent $335

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Katoomba is an average performer in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Katoomba gave property investors a average capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 7.29%.

While Katoomba,2780 ranked number 493th in NSW for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 539th over the last 5 years.

Katoomba, 2780 is offering NSW ‘s 713th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the middle of discounts offered by this NSW.

At number 949 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Katoomba is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 60.17 for properties listed there.

Advertised rents are around the $400 mark per week – giving a return of 4.04% based on the median price in Suburb

Property investors who have had real estate in Katoomba, 2780 should be pleased with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 14.19%

A 51.94% growth in median value for property investors in Katoomba,2780 puts this suburb at number 233th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Katoomba is offering property investors an average of -4.41. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 399th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Situated 84.76km from the CBD, Katoomba is one of Blue Mountains localities in the postcode 2780.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$515,000 $372,250
3.21% 1.99%
7.29% 14.19%
5.75% 5.08%
$400 $335
236 18
4.04% 4.68%
60.17 34.8

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 8016
Median household income ($/weekly) 806
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1521
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 936 11.7
    25-34 years 798 10.0
    35-44 years 1178 14.7
    45-54 years 1260 15.7
    55-64 years 1303 16.3
    Others 2540 31.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2944 52.7
    Registered Married 1953 35.0
    Defacto Relationship 686 12.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5769 79.8
    Greece 75 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 164 2.3
    United Kingdom 532 7.4
    Other 221 3.1
    Others 471 6.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 262 3.8
    Christianity 3626 53.2
    Islam 29 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 109 1.6
    No Religion 2718 39.9
    Others 67 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 349 11.5
    $400-$599 454 15.0
    $600-$799 398 13.2
    $800-$999 315 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 294 9.7
    Others 1213 40.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2446 40.6
    Employed, worked full-time 1726 28.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1363 22.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 292 4.8
    Employed, away from work 205 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 859 26.0
    Technicians & trades workers 435 13.2
    Community & personal service workers 505 15.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 354 10.7
    Labourers 326 9.9
    Others 820 24.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 132 7.8
    Infants/Primary 558 32.8
    Secondary 429 25.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 274 16.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 239 14.1
    Others 68 4.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6218 89.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 403 5.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 342 4.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 12 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 8 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1158 35.8
    Being purchased 1053 32.5
    Fully owned 1004 31.0
    Other tenure type 21 0.6
    Tenure Type
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