Suburb Profile Report for Bathurst NSW (2795)

Bathurst House: Median price $348,250, Annual capital growth 3.45%, Number of sales 152, Weekly median advertised rent $330

Bathurst Unit: Median price $285,000, Annual capital growth 4.73%, Number of sales 73, Weekly median advertised rent $270

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Bathurst has done pretty 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 0.94%

Across a shorter period, Bathurst, 2795 has seen a median price increase of 0.22% over the last quarter.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.53% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Bathurst itself are offering an average vendor discount of -5.40% to real estate investors.

With the median price for a house in Bathurst being $348250 and the advertised rent reaching $330 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.93%

Bathurst has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of 3.64% to date .

Over the longer term, Bathurst has seen property prices show investors a 18.75% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Bathurst is offering property investors an average of -4.48. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 283th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

A $270 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.93%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.73%.

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Bathurst could soon be known for more than just car races, with the central New South Wales township showing some signs of life.Full summary

Bathurst could soon be known for more than just car races, with the central New South Wales township showing some signs of life.

Median house prices in the town, which has a population of around 6,600, are sitting at $345,000, after growing by 19% over the past three years.

Rental yields are also sitting at a respectable level, with investors receiving 5% returns.

While it may be most well-known for Mount Panorama and the Bathurst 1000, there are other things outside that one day of the year that could make

Bathurst an attractive investment location. The growing Charles Sturt University is on the town’s perimeter, while the town is serviced by both public and private hospitals.

There are also numerous public and private schooling options in the town. 

Bathurst is also just a short drive from Orange and the region is becoming a popular tourist destination due to its wineries and historical buildings.

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HOUSE UNIT
$348,250 $285,000
0.22% -0.35%
0.94% 3.64%
3.45% 4.73%
$330 $270
152 73
4.93% 4.93%
94.67 85.69

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 6633
Median household income ($/weekly) 866
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1408
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 991 14.9
    25-34 years 899 13.6
    35-44 years 693 10.4
    45-54 years 745 11.2
    55-64 years 731 11.0
    Others 2575 38.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2666 56.3
    Registered Married 1506 31.8
    Defacto Relationship 562 11.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5358 88.5
    Croatia 37 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 79 1.3
    United Kingdom 187 3.1
    Other 131 2.2
    Others 259 4.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 104 1.8
    Christianity 4433 75.0
    Islam 31 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 38 0.6
    No Religion 1273 21.5
    Others 33 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 293 11.3
    $400-$599 369 14.2
    $600-$799 330 12.7
    $800-$999 274 10.6
    $1,000-$1,249 258 10.0
    Others 1068 41.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1976 37.5
    Employed, worked full-time 1878 35.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1015 19.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 218 4.1
    Employed, away from work 187 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 713 23.2
    Technicians & trades workers 397 12.9
    Community & personal service workers 397 12.9
    Sales 369 12.0
    Labourers 371 12.0
    Others 832 27.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 68 3.9
    Infants/Primary 311 17.7
    Secondary 443 25.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 207 11.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 706 40.1
    Others 27 1.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3575 62.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 1175 20.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 922 16.2
    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(%)
    Rented 1399 50.4
    Fully owned 787 28.4
    Being purchased 576 20.8
    Other tenure type 13 0.5
    Tenure Type
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