Suburb Profile Report for Forestville SA (5035)

Forestville House: Median price $755,000, Annual capital growth 9.41%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $455

Forestville Unit: Median price $359,000, Annual capital growth 5.20%, Number of sales 22, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 38th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Forestville, 5035 is in the top 10% with a property value increase of 36.78% recorded in median house prices.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Forestville has given property investors a paper return of 13.53%. This puts Suburb as 16 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in SA

Situated 3.28km from the CBD, Forestville is one of Unley localities in the postcode 5035.

Property investors who have had real estate in Forestville, 5035 should be unhappy with this SA suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -23.62%

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

Forestville, 5035 is offering SA ‘s 156th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 10% of discounts offered by this SA.

Forestville is 93th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in SA with a 4.78% return

HOUSE UNIT
$755,000 $359,000
13.53% -2.97%
36.78% -23.62%
9.41% 5.20%
$455 $330
17 22
3.13% 4.78%
N/A 44.38

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1350
Median household income ($/weekly) 1227
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1731
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 147 10.9
    25-34 years 285 21.1
    35-44 years 209 15.5
    45-54 years 198 14.7
    55-64 years 156 11.6
    Others 355 26.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 454 43.7
    Registered Married 427 41.1
    Defacto Relationship 159 15.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 981 75.5
    Croatia 22 1.7
    Hong Kong 33 2.5
    United Kingdom 72 5.5
    Other 56 4.3
    Others 135 10.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 22 1.8
    Christianity 694 56.0
    Hinduism 25 2.0
    Islam 14 1.1
    No Religion 474 38.2
    Others 11 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 40 7.6
    $600-$799 44 8.3
    $800-$999 48 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 62 11.8
    $1,500-$1,999 69 13.1
    Others 264 50.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 499 46.3
    Not in the labour force 263 24.4
    Employed, worked part-time 247 22.9
    Employed, away from work 42 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 26 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 102 12.9
    Professionals 265 33.5
    Technicians & trades workers 74 9.4
    Community & personal service workers 77 9.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 118 14.9
    Others 154 19.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 22 6.0
    Infants/Primary 112 30.8
    Secondary 60 16.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 38 10.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 120 33.0
    Others 12 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 845 65.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 247 19.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 192 14.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 4 0.3
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 210 37.8
    Rented 194 34.9
    Fully owned 146 26.3
    Other tenure type 6 1.1
    Tenure Type
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