Suburb Profile Report for The Gap NT (0870)

The Gap House: Median price $354,000, Annual capital growth 4.95%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $465

The Gap Unit: Median price $265,000, Annual capital growth 4.82%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $365

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in The Gap, 0870 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NT suburb was -11.50%.

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

The Gap, 0870’s gross rental yield is 6.83%

NT has seen average median house prices change by -1.93% which means that The Gap, 0870 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 3.92% over the last year

The five-year average increase in median property values for The Gap,0870 has given property investors a potential capital gain of -22.06% across each of those five years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that The Gap is offering property investors an average of -8.16. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 17th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NT

Property investors should expect to get $365 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$354,000 $265,000
-8.65% 3.92%
-11.50% 3.92%
4.95% 4.82%
$465 $365
10 28
6.83% 7.16%
N/A 84.45

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1692
Median household income ($/weekly) 1455
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 157 9.3
    25-34 years 426 25.2
    35-44 years 294 17.4
    45-54 years 223 13.2
    55-64 years 165 9.7
    Others 428 25.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 589 55.9
    Registered Married 305 28.9
    Defacto Relationship 160 15.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1019 69.7
    Indonesia 98 6.7
    Papua New Guinea 59 4.0
    United Kingdom 55 3.8
    Other 123 8.4
    Others 108 7.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 51 3.7
    Christianity 874 63.0
    Hinduism 42 3.0
    Other Religious Groups 23 1.7
    No Religion 387 27.9
    Others 11 0.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 65 12.7
    $1,250-$1,499 55 10.7
    $1,500-$1,999 85 16.6
    $2,000-$2,499 73 14.3
    $2,500-$2,999 44 8.6
    Others 190 37.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 704 57.9
    Not in the labour force 261 21.5
    Employed, worked part-time 159 13.1
    Employed, away from work 66 5.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 26 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 296 32.0
    Technicians & trades workers 118 12.8
    Community & personal service workers 142 15.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 93 10.1
    Labourers 87 9.4
    Others 188 20.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 23 7.7
    Infants/Primary 95 32.0
    Secondary 55 18.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 40 13.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 68 22.9
    Others 16 5.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 666 50.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 517 38.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 123 9.3
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 23 1.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 329 58.1
    Being purchased 178 31.4
    Fully owned 53 9.4
    Other tenure type 6 1.1
    Tenure Type
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