Suburb Profile Report for Katoomba NSW (2780)

Katoomba House: Median price $503,000, Annual capital growth 5.22%, Number of sales 230, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Katoomba Unit: Median price $365,000, Annual capital growth 4.89%, Number of sales 16, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 1636th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Katoomba, 2780 is in the top 40% with a property value increase of 6.79% recorded in median house prices.

Over the longer term, Katoomba has seen property prices show investors a 41.69% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.49% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Katoomba itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.70% to real estate investors.

At number 805 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Katoomba is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 57.82 for properties listed there.

The NSW suburb of Katoomba, 2780 is in the Blue Mountains local government area.

Katoomba is in the TOP 30% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Katoomba gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 11.96%.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Katoomba comes in at number 211th in NSW.

Katoomba is 103th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in NSW with a 4.99% return

HOUSE UNIT
$503,000 $365,000
3.50% -0.54%
6.79% 11.96%
5.22% 4.89%
$400 $350
230 16
4.14% 4.99%
57.82 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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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
Census 2011, ABS
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